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Buyer

Salary £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00047698
Published 18 days ago

Job Description

My client, a leading player in their field, is looking to recruit a Buyer to join their Milton Keynes based sourcing team.

This represents a rare opportunity to further broaden and develop your skills with an industry leader that actively invests in their people. You'll be working with subject matter experts who will fully support you as you build your own knowledge base and sourcing skill set.

You'll also be working in an environment that is driven to innovate, providing you with exposure to industry leading technologies and working practices.

The role

As a Buyer you'll be responsible for managing a deck of spend across a range of categories. Your varied tasks and responsibilities will embrace;

Negotiating pricing / contracts
Supply chain risk analysis
Supplier relationship management
Internal / external stakeholder management

Your profile

You'll need to be enthusiastic, engaging and innovative.
You'll need to have excellent stakeholder management skills, with a natural ability to quickly build rapport and trust.
You'll need to be able to multi-task effectively, not dissolve under pressure (be resilient!) and be someone that can be relied upon to demonstrate initiative and have the courage to ask all the right questions.

You'll also be an outstanding team player, someone that is willing to share and contribute across the wider team / business.

If you have a few years sourcing experience under your belt, and you are looking to take the next step in your sourcing career, this really is an option worth exploring.

Ideal candidates are likely to have experience gained in any one of the following roles; Junior Buyer, Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Coordinator, Procurement Analyst, Sourcing Coordinator or Sourcing Analyst.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at www.macildowie.com.

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