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Category Buyer

Job Title: Category Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH11308
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Category Buyer
£30,000 - £35,000

Role Profile

Our client, a public sector organisation in the Warrington area, is looking to recruit a Category Buyer to join their existing Indirect Procurement team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Appraise and implement appropriate sourcing strategies across a wide range of Indirect categories
  • Deliver sourcing strategies to ensure added value and cost savings for end users
  • Autonomously manage procurement tenders and RFQs in line with OJEU processes where necessary

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven Procurement experience, including tender processes and contract management, particularly in Indirect categories
  • Good working knowledge of EU Procurement Directives
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Proven time management skills

Candidates with MCIPS or part CIPS qualification are preferred


Public sector organisation in the Warrington area


£30,000 - £35,000

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