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Senior Buyer (Indirect)

Location: Bristol Salary: 44000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3090298
Our client is a large, dynamic, and fast-paced business based in Bristol. They are currently looking for an experienced buyer to join the team. 

This is a cross-functional role focusing on indirect procurement. No two days will be the same but you can expect to:

- take responsibility for a certain worth of spend within supplies and services, as well as project development work
- work with the procurement senior management and internal stakeholders across the business in supplier negotiations as required
- support the business with purchasing capability (Negotiating new contracts and maintaining existing contracts with suppliers to include, sourcing, pricing, and maintenance of contracts)
- drive efficiencies across the business in purchases of indirect goods focusing on value and continuity of service
- get involved in shaping the strategy for supplies and services for the group
- work with colleagues in other teams to provide a professional purchasing service for contracted services
- be part of developing supplier appraisal systems.
- develop effective working relationships with key suppliers.
- liaise with the Finance team to ensure that agreed terms are achieved, accounted for and that a consistent approach is taken with all suppliers
- effectively communicate with all relevant internal functions to ensure that goods and services are fit for purpose, cost savings are identified and changes implemented to achieve these savings
- review and interrogate any purchasing variances etc. that may occur and report on these as specified.

We are looking for someone ambitious and hungry who is keen to progress their career within a large company. 

The ideal candidate will have strong experience of indirect procurement, and in depth understanding of the buyer and tender processes. 

Moreover, you will be an excellent influencer, and enjoy using your interpersonal skills to engage with internal stakeholders and manage supplier relationships. 

If you feel this sounds like you and you are looking for a new challenge, then please don't hesitate to get in touch. 

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