Offers “SAFRAN”

Expires soon SAFRAN

Indirect Buyer

  • Gloucester (Gloucestershire)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Job Description

Ability to combine tactical and strategic tasks, from raising POs to implementing category strategies and working closely with Category Managers.

Complementary Description

Undertake all purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and new supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing Team's responsibility).

Managing, negotiating and contracting RFQs and tenders for specific allocated projects.

Report and deliver cost savings in accordance with process and procedures and accurately updated on relevant tools (e.g. CAP).

Work as part of the Purchasing Team to develop and implement Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) tools and techniques. Where applicable, monitors supplier performance.

Works collaboratively within the Purchasing Team to understand and support business strategy.

Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders.

Achieve the lowest total cost of acquisition for goods and services taking into account quality, cost, delivery & service requirements.

Working with Category Manager or Purchasing Manager to manage operational requirements to implement commodity strategies.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

Essential:
Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing Department.

Proficient with MS Excel; MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Experience of managing projects and working to deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to react, negotiate and manage multiple procurement contracts of variable value.

Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills.

Previous experience of working with SAP, or similar package.

Desirable:
Previous experience of working within an Indirect Purchasing role.

Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment.

Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information.

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications

Essential:
Business Administration qualification, or similar.

Desirable:
CIPS qualification

Project Management training or qualification

Previous Customer Service training or qualification

Specificity of the job

Some UK travel will be required.

Desired profile

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

Essential:
Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing Department.

Proficient with MS Excel; MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Experience of managing projects and working to deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to react, negotiate and manage multiple procurement contracts of variable value.

Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills.

Previous experience of working with SAP, or similar package.

Desirable:
Previous experience of working within an Indirect Purchasing role.

Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment.

Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information.

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications

Essential:
Business Administration qualification, or similar.

Desirable:
CIPS qualification

Project Management training or qualification

Previous Customer Service training or qualification

Specificity of the job

Some UK travel will be required.

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