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Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Daniel Whitmore
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer
£32 - £37,000 per annum

Role Profile

This is an opportunity to be work within a complex environment as part of a professional, highly focussed team. As a Senior Buyer you will be a key part of the team, managing a range of categories with responsibility for goods and services across a multidisciplinary team.

The role itself will involve managing a portfolio of spend including PPE, office, energy and FM but there will also be a large element of managing an outsourced manufacturing function so experience working within a fast pace manufacturing environment would be an asset. There will also be key elements of market and spend analysis along with bid support and contract writing.

Senior Buyer Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Continuous management of supplier performance
  • Management of key areas of spend in a category structure
  • Effectively manage outsourced supplier output to ensure company plans are met.
  • Being part of creating a continuous improvement focussed environment.

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Education to degree level or equivalent or a proven track record within procurement.
  • Strong understanding of procurement strategy within indirect spend
  • Sound knowledge of contract management, SLAs etc
  • CIPS qualification ideal

My Client

A global company, this business unit is a leader within the infrastructure market it operates within.


The Senior Buyer position has a salary range of £32,000 to £37,000pa

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, such as Senior Buyer / Category Manager roles up to Procurement Director level.