Indirect Buyer (Maternity Cover), December Start!!

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28200

£24000 - £27000 per annum

Indirect Buyer (Maternity Cover)
£24,000 to £27,000

Client is looking for a December start!

Role Profile

Our client, a successful FMCG business in the Manchester area, is looking to recruit an Indirect Buyer to cover a maternity leave in the team. You will ideally start in December and will be willing to undertake a ten month contract.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing end to end procurement process for Indirect spend including FM / site services
  • Issuing tenders and managing the tender process
  • Negotiating pricing and contractual terms with suppliers
  • Overseeing contract and monitoring supplier performance throughout the life of the contract
  • Identifying and developing new suppliers that could add value to the business
  • Proactively striving to achieve cost savings and process improvements for the site

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a procurement role, ideally with exposure to Indirect Procurement
  • Proven track record of negotiating contractual terms, tendering and contract management
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and excellent communication / interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • CIPS qualification or willingness to work towards


Our client is a successful FMCG business in the Manchester area. This business fosters a relaxed, informal and friendly office culture and offers a great working environment with flexible working hours Monday to Friday. If you are available to undertake a fixed term contract this could be a great opportunity to join an established business with a great brand.


£24,000 to £27,000

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