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Interim Category Buyer

Salary Negotiable
Location Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Job Type Temp Jobs
Job Ref HQ00056887
Published 6 months ago

Job Description

Category: Procurement Jobs/ Jobs in Purchasing/ Buyer Vacancies/ Category Buyer
Interim Category Buyer - GNFR
West Yorkshire
Interim/ Temp/ Contract

This is an opportunity for a procurement professional to join a leading retail company on an interim basis as part of their category buying team. As category buyer, you'll be supporting the procurement department by purchasing a variety of items, producing working procurement strategies for the department and taking part in complex negotiations.

Key aspects of the role:
> Develop, maintain and build key working relationships with suppliers
> Audit and assess current supplier base, assessing products for quality
> Use eSourcing and eAuction tools to prepare tenders
> Commercially aware
> Conducting and managing supplier reviews; looking at long term performance, service and full value analysis
> Take a proactive approach to identify any issues with the supply chain and purchasing function.

Ideal Candidate
> Ideally CIPS Qualified
> Excellent communication skills
> Relevant experience within a similar role
> Exposure to GNFR commodities
> Good retail procurement experience

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, feel free to apply.

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