Veritas - Buying

International Buying Manager

Location
South East England - commutable to West London Head Office
Salary
Up to £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Oct 2019
Ref
8822/40gj
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

International Buying Manager (Sourcing & Procurement) - With a Difference

The Role:

  • Act as the lead contact for all suppliers of a buying/sourcing and procurement nature
  • Own, develop and implement the strategy
  • Own and develop the supplier segmentation and relationship strategy, working end to end to deliver against the critical path to optimise profitability and market share
  • Ensure commercial teams are working with designated suppliers to improve the service for all internal functions
  • Play a pivotal role within the outcome of the project working cross functionally to achieve the business goal with a number of key stakeholders
  • Attend relevant trade fairs developing and strengthening relationships to support the business objectives
  • Proven customer focus, able to build and sustain long term relationships, always seeking to understand and meet customer needs
  • Proven ability to analyse and interpret data to inform business decisions
  • Proven communication and influencing skills, up to Board level exposure
  • Proven planning and organisation skills to achieve business deadlines and targets
  • Embraces change, always looking for ways of improving business performance
  • Above all play an active role in the wider business in senior team meetings and strategy workshops, forging close relationships with other senior team members that benefit business objectives

You:

  • Previous buying/sourcing and procurement experience with hard line product portfolios from an international perspective
  • Proven customer focus, able to build and sustain long term relationships, always seeking to understand and meet customer needs
  • Proven ability to analyse and interpret data to inform business decisions
  • Proven communication and influencing skills, up to Board level exposure
  • Proven planning and organisation skills to achieve business deadlines and targets
  • Embraces change, always looking for ways of improving business performance
  • Able to work both as a team and independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work cross culturally

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date CV in Word format quoting ref number 8822/40gj with an up to date copy of your CV in Word format and we will call you.

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