Strategic Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00000126-1
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Purchasing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Contact: Anna Golding
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Buyer to work for our Segensworth based client.  This is a busy role that will require someone with a background as a Senior Buyer.  It will require communicating with international suppliers as well as internal departments.  You will be responsible for leading the strategic procurement of a wide range of production commodities.  Taking a proactive approach to problem solving will be essential.  This company are a global organisation who specialise in engineering and technical products, they offer lots of opportunities to build a great career. 


The Role


Working as a senior member of the team, this is very much a busy Strategic Buyer role.  You must be capable of building strong relationships and must enjoy problem solving.  Your duties will include:

  • Overseeing the end to end selection and sourcing of potential suppliers
  • Conduct ongoing supplier risk assessments and audits
  • Ensure materials are on time and adhere to price agreements for various projects
  • Negotiate with suppliers and build strong working relationships
  • Ensuring that internal targets and deadlines are met
  • Ensuring that procurement activity conforms to best practice principles


The Ideal Candidate


In order to be considered for this role you will ideally be educated to a degree level and must have previous Senior Buyer experience.  You will need to be keen to progress in your career and demonstrate leadership capabilities.  You must be from an engineering/technical background as will need to understand technical products and materials.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of managing technical suppliers.  A CIPS qualification is highly desirable.   


Additional Information


This company offers fantastic career progression for the right person.  Free parking is also provided.


Due to the high volume of anticipated applications we are unable to respond to individual applications.  If you do not hear from us within 3 working days of that date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.