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Category Buyer

Job Title: Category Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Start Date: Negotiable
REF: BBBH6912
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email: aimeegleave@castuk.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Category Buyer
Birmingham
£25,000 - £30,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK is looking to identify talented Procurement professionals for a Category Buyer opportunity with a hugely successful international business in Birmingham.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation as it looks to grow and expand its established Procurement team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage sourcing requirements on a global basis for defined category groups
  • Deliver savings and value added through strategic procurement activity
  • Assist the Category Manager with the development of appropriate category strategy
  • Manage high value tenders and negotiations
  • Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a Purchasing role
  • Passion for a strategic procurement approach, and knowledge of category management principles
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing long term and strategic supplier relationships

Candidates with MCIPS or part CIPS qualification are preferred.

Client

Successful international business in the Birmingham area

Remuneration

£25,000 - £30,000 plus excellent benefits


About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.