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  • Location

    Cinderford

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Lack

  • Contact email:

    emma.lack@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EL3472_1659694597

An exciting opportunity for a driven Senior Strategic Buyer to join the global procurement team within a world-leading manufacturing business. This role is offered at a salary of up to £50,000 and is based in Cinderford on a 50/50 hybrid basis.

The successful candidate will have experience in procurement as a Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Supplier Manager or similar, and will have procured direct materials ideally in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

Role responsibilities of the Senior Strategic Buyer:

  • Taking charge of the procurement function for the UK & Europe
  • Managing close relationships with suppliers and stakeholders
  • Negotiating and arranging terms/contracts
  • Using analysis skills to identify and implement improvements
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies

Personal specification of the Senior Strategic Buyer:

  • An experienced procurement professional with strong knowledge of procurement processes and strategy
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong business acumen and decision-making ability
  • Confident user of IT systems
  • Strong analysis skills

If this role could be of interest and you meet the above specification, I would love to hear from you so please apply or reach out with any questions.

The position will be suited to you if you have held a role within a purchasing or procurement team as a: Senior Buyer, Strategic Buyer, Lead Buyer, Procurement Lead, Category Manager, Supplier Manager, Supplier Relationship Manager, Procurement Manager or similar.