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Retail Procurement Buyer

£35000 - £40000

Other head office





Job Description

**Retail Procurement Buyer - North West London - £40,000**

As Retail Procurement Buyer you will:

  • Manage and develop supplier relationships

  • Build a knowledge base for defined strategic material groups and become the internal procurement expert for them

  • Track and report key financial information such as spend and material costs

  • Provide and oversee the provision of a comprehensive range of procurement advice to managers and staff

  • Conduct regular reviews of supplier performance in terms of quality, price and service;

  • Set and manage the budget for purchased items

  • Analyse trends within Procurement to utilise new solutions and initiatives to ensure efficiency

  • Manage tenders and supplier contractual negotiations

  • Seek new supply sources which add value to product, service and price propositions

  • Support the launch of new products by identifying reliable sources

What will I need to succeed?

  • Familiar with all aspects of the purchasing function

  • Innovative and influential in a rapid-growth 'change' environment

  • Strong commercial skills and ability to work in a rapid-growth business which is constantly changing

  • Fluent in English. Ability to speak a second language e.g. French, Spanish or German would be ideal.

  • Collaboration with supply chain, finance teams and manufacturing operations

About You

  • 2-3 years' experience in procurement processes & commercial contracts management

  • Track record of successful negotiations

  • Project Management experience

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Membership of CIPS is beneficial

  • An analytical and problem-solving mind-set

  • Excellent interpersonal skills required

Retail Procurement Buyer (North West London)

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