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    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

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A leading manufacturing organisation are looking for a Strategic Buyer to join the team in Harrow offering a salary of up to £55,000.

The role will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, implementing, and administering long term supply agreement and optimising partnership with key suppliers.

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement specifically within a manufacturing environment.

Role responsibilities of the Strategic Buyer include:

  • Build supplier partnerships for quality, supply chain, risk management, product, and margin enhancements
  • Develop and implement competitive sourcing strategies for new business opportunities
  • Implementing key purchasing initiatives to meet business goals
  • Sourcing leadership for NPI projects using project management approach
  • Negotiation of supplier contracts
  • Tracking and measuring results to drive continuous improvements

Person Specification of the Strategic Buyer:

  • Experience of working within procurement in a manufacturing background
  • Professional qualification in Purchasing or Supply (CIPS/MCIPS) - must have
  • Experience developing category strategies
  • Able to self-motivate, manage workloads, and lead a team
  • Ready to progress career to a managerial level
  • Experience using ERP/MRP and Excel


Up to £55k - two days a week working from home

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a strategic buyer, category manager, commodity manager, purchasing manager, purchasing specialist, sourcing specialist, senior buyer and sourcing manager