Category: Indirect Procurement jobs/ Purchasing Jobs/ GNFR Roles
Indirect Category Buyer
A global manufacturing business is currently offering an exciting opportunity for a Category Buyer to join the team and manage contracts retailing to Indirect / Services GNFR spend.
THE ROLE AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:
The key thing is for you to have a good background within Indirect/GNFR procurement and be familiar with Contract Negotiation, Writing and Drafting experience.
Observing the team stakeholder management plans created by the UK Procurement lead for such category, develop and maintain strong and effective internal relationships.
Manage or facilitate the sourcing, selection and associated decision making related to third party supply of goods and services
Ensure the optimum service delivery from external suppliers
Achieve cost effective procurement
Complying with the Terms of Engagement between Procurement and Legal
Negotiate and draft contracts that enable the provision of goods and services
Produce high quality contractual documentation
Manage third party risk
Build and maintain strong and effective external relationships with suppliers as appropriate
Contribute towards the UK and global Procurement department goals
>Indirect Procurement background (ideally IT / Professional Service)
>Outsourcing services a distinct advantage
>Contractual risk management bias
>Knowledge of sourcing / contracting process and procedures
>Contract drafting experience
>Knowledge of Procure to Pay process
>Effective communication including Good negotiation skills
>Influencing to senior management level
>Building relationships (internal and external)
This is a high profile position where you will be exposed to all levels within the business. This position has a heavy emphasis on the contracting side of procurement so you will need to have strong experience in this area. Contract values start from £50k and can rise up to £8m, with a total addressable spend of c£40m at any particular moment in time..
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