Category Buyer
SF Group
Leamington Spa, Great Britain
4d ago

I'm working with a leading global brand in their search for a Category Buyer. This is a permanent position with a strong salary and excellent benefits.

Main Duties and Responsibilities :

  • The role will include developing strategic sourcing models and options across a portfolio of spend categories.
  • Managing the end to end sourcing process through to negotiation and implementation of new service requirements as necessary.
  • Include preparing and measuring performance metrics and providing contract management support where necessary to ensure supplier performance is maintained.

  • Implements Supplier Relationship Management with strategic and key suppliers, driving additional value and continuous improvement
  • Measures and reviews supplier performance, implementing improvements through development programs
  • Resolves serious supplier performance issues
  • Identifies and delivers cost savings and cost reduction programs
  • Ensures full compliance to agreements and frameworks
  • Gathers data, liaises with stakeholders and identifies business needs
  • Carries out tender activities and conducts negotiations, selects strategic partners and awards Frameworks
  • Supports the development of junior staff where necessary
  • Performance Measures :

  • Creation, implementation and management of category plans
  • Sets clear and ambitious objectives both financially and operationally, managing progress throughout the business year
  • Supports the promotion of the Procurement function and engagement with Stakeholders via the Procurement Survey
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