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    £45000 - £50000 per annum

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    Jonathan Matthews

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Category Buyer

An exciting opportunity for a Category / Indirects Buyer to join an established utilities company on an initial 12-month contract basis.

This role is almost fully remote with a soft 1-day a week expectation in their Warwickshire office. This role is offering a salary of £45,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience.

This position will involve strategic support across various procurements and categories ranging from BAU day-to-day sourcing to bespoke capex equipment, facilities and Professional Services

For this role you will have:

  • Experience in providing strategic procurement expertise and supporting in the development and execution of category strategies.
  • Experience as a Category Buyer or in a similar procurement role in either the public or utilities sector and;
  • Regulated procurement experience - such as the utilities or public contract regulations (UCR/PCR)
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and management of both internal and external stakeholders
  • CIPS qualification or equivalent experience

What we have to offer:

  • Salary of £45,000 - £50,000
  • Predominantly remote working
  • Initial 12-month Fixed Term Contract (with scope to extend)

This role would be well suited to you if you have previously held a role as a:

Buyer / Senior Buyer / Supply Chain Manager / Sourcing Manager / Purchasing Manager / Procurement Officer / Procurement Manager / Category Manager / Contract Manager / Indirect Buyer / Indirects Buyer / Purchasing Lead / Category Lead / Procurement Specialist / Supply Chain Specialist