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Buyer Indirect Goods and Services (6 month FTC)

North East England

  • Reference: 383882
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £43,000 + Benefits
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

The Company:

Nigel Wright are working with a highly successful multi-site manufacturer to recruit a Buyer - Indirect Goods and Services.

The Role:

Working within a close knit team, key role responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic procurement responsibility for Indirect goods and services
  • Preparation of RFQs and tenders/tender analysis liaising with internal stakeholders
  • Supplier sourcing, -assessment and -performance management
  • Contribution to key Company-wide improvement projects
  • Contract negotiation and -management
  • Market trend/spend analysis
  • Contracts' database management

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Demonstrable procurement experience across Indirect goods and services
  • A proven track record of delivering cost savings and efficiencies 
  • Strong contract negotiation and tender management experience
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for continuous improvement
  • An excellent communicator with well developed supplier performance management/stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Highly organised self starter - able to prioritise and work at pace
  • A positive, self assertive and self sufficient team player

Should you wish to hear further details of this exciting opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in contact.

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