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Strategic Buyer (Interim)

Job Title: Strategic Buyer (Interim)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary: £27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Equiv
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Interim Strategic Buyer (3 month rolling)
Circa £30,000 equiv.

Role Profile

Our client, a successful manufacturing business in the Stockport area, is looking to appoint a Strategic Buyer to join their Supply Chain Team on an interim basis.

This will initially be a 3 month contract but is highly likely to roll over thereafter.

Key responsibilities for role will include:

  • Conducting tenders and negotiations with key suppliers
  • Implement robust contractual agreements with suppliers
  • Deliver savings and cost downs to the business
  • Manage supplier performance and drive improvements across the supply chain

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate:

  • Proven procurement experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Confidence to manage suppliers and drive improvements
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

CIPS qualification would be advantageous.

Client information

Successful manufacturing business in the Stockport area


Equiv. £30,000

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