Category Buyer- Transport and Logistics EMEA

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Ref
CH0002
Contact
Christopher Hunt
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


About the Role
  • Work across the local, regional and global procurement team and stakeholders to lead sourcing and contract management activities to drive value for the business.
  • Mapping spend, vendors through rigorous data analytics.
  • Undertaking full strategic sourcing process in addition to bench marking.
  • Implementation of contracts and SLA's including establishing a review schedule.
  • Constantly looking for Innovative ways of working, improvement of processes & systems.


About the You
  • 5 year's experience in purchasing, including 3+ years working in the indirect category
  • Proficient user of SAP
  • Strong negotiating skills, ability to prioritise
  • Ability to speak fluent English, plus a European language, however Turkish would be an advantage.
  • Evidence of a strategic approach, with good communication skills, basic negotiation & influencing, and a desire to expand capabilities and take on more challenges.
  • Understands strategic Category Management and is able to apply it to a complex, regional category
  • Highly capable at understanding stakeholder needs and influencing them to create breakthrough value

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