IT Procurement : Lead Buyer

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Staffordshire | Ref: BBBH31144

£50000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

IT Procurement : Lead Buyer

Staffordshire

c £50,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are working with a manufacturing business in the Staffordshire area who are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to manage their IT software, hardware and consultancy spend.

Key responsibilities of this Strategic Buyer role will include:

  • Tender management
  • Supplier evaluation and selection
  • Negotiation of price and contractual terms with supplier base
  • Develop and implement appropriate sourcing strategies for category spend
  • Deliver cost savings, improvements and minimise risk

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous procurement experience including strategic sourcing, tender management and contract negotiation
  • Experience as a Buyer / Category Manager within an Indirect procurement environment
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Proven track record in delivering cost savings and supply chain efficiencies


The following would also be advantageous:

  • Experience within fast paced operations
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification

Client

Leading Manufacturing organisation in the Staffordshire area

Remuneration

c£50,000 + 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.

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