Corvus Procurement and Supply, Belfast, are working in partnership with a leading FMCG manufacturer to recruit for a Buyer to be based at their head office in Belfast. You will be working for an established and well-known manufacturer who have a vast product portfolio and global customer base. This is a new appointment which is the direct result of growth. My client pride themselves on offering a challenging work environment that supports innovation and growth and the successful candidate will enjoy a competitive remuneration package.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, as Buyer you will be working at a group level to implement and streamline a robust procurement strategy for the organisation. You will manage a portfolio of suppliers across a range of commodities and it will be your job to drive continuous improvement across the organisation and its supply chain. You will negotiate contract terms to achieve value for money and manage supplier performance. You will work across cross-functional teams and deliver procurement strategies that support new product development, change management and cost reduction.
To be considered for this position you should have a minimum of 5 years procurement experience in a similar position. You should be commercially astute with experience in Buying at a strategic level. Excellent people skills and ability to negotiate with key stakeholders and suppliers will be expected and tested at interview.
This is a unique opportunity for a strategic procurement professional to shape policies and procedures in a well known and respected manufacturer. Competitive remuneration, pension scheme, life assurance and free parking are just some of the benefits on offer. You will join a close-knit procurement team who welcome new ideas and working practices.
If you are interested in this job and can demonstrate the required experience and criteria, please send an updated CV via the link without delay. Your CV should clearly demonstrate your relevant strategic procurement experience, as no assumptions can be made for short-listing.
Please note that you must hold a current, valid UK work permit in order to apply. Only candidates who demonstrate the criteria will be considered / contacted.
If this job is not quite right for you but you are open to a new position just now please contact 02890918529 for an initial consultation with one or our team.
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