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Category Buyer (Marketing/Finance/Insurance)

Salary £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + + Bonus
Location Northamptonshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00073253
Published about 2 months ago

Job Description

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention have partnered with one of the UK's leading automotive manufacturers to help them appoint a Category Buyer (Marketing/Finance/Insurance). Following years of sustained growth, our client are now looking to add to their growing team in Northamptonshire.

The Role

  • Reporting directly to the Procurement Manager
  • Remit 40% strategic - 60% tactical
  • Responsible for overseeing the business' indirect spend: Marketing/Finance/Insurance
  • Working closely alongside the indirect procurement team - share best practice.
  • Assisting with end-to-end bid/tender management processes.
  • Developing lasting relationships with suppliers.
  • Continuously looking for new ways to improve category strategy.
  • Compile data which pertains to supplier performance.
  • Monitor market trends and competitor strategies.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 2/3+ years experience within procurement.
  • Used to fast-paced environments.
  • CIPS level 4, preferable but not essential.
  • Good management skills.
  • Willing, can-do attitude.


  • Salary: 34k - 36k per annum.
  • Office hours.
  • 3 days office / 2 days home

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Category Buyer to take the next step in their career!

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 region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at macildowie.com.

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