Indirect Purchasing Manager

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Senior Buyer needed for a leading Technology company based in Nottingham. The Indirect Purchasing Manager will be looking after a team of two, and be responsible for driving strategies across all indirect categories within the business which including IT, Facilities, Supply Chain and Manufacturing. The role has a competitive salary and the company provides great benefits.


Key Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer;

  • Work out strategic plans across all indirect categories including IT, facilities, supply chain, corporate, manufacturing.
  • exploit cost down and cost avoidance opportunities
  • Negotiate contract renewals with and working with stakeholders across the business
  • Meeting KPI's and objectives
  • Monitoring and implementing areas for improvement with processes.
  • Handling 3rd party installers contracts in the UK and abroad
  • Being responsible for monitoring financial management within your team
  • ensuring purchase orders are placed promptly


Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer;

  • Indirect Purchasing experience at a senior buyer/management level
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and inter personal skills
  • IT literate - specifically MS Office packages, including Excel
  • People management experience is desirable
  • Professional qualification, i.e. CIPS


This role would suit a Buyer or Indirect Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer, Commodity Manager, Category Manager.