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  • Job Reference:967957HA_1644852963

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Halim Ahmad

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Category Buyer

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

We are working with a consumer analyst brand who are looking to recruit a Category Buyer to join their growing procurement function. Reporting into the Head Category Buyer, you will be responsible for building and developing strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders whilst providing support to the Procurement Team.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Taking full ownership on designated category within an agreed spend threshold
* Resolving any procurement queries and resolving supplier issues
* Supporting the Procurement Managers with issuing simple tenders and analysing supplier bids
* Negotiating pricing and cost savings
* Managing contract renewals

Experience required:

* Proven experience of sourcing in similar category
* Proven ability in delivering savings through driving strategic category planning
* Capable of building strong rapport with Stakeholders and suppliers
* Delivering process or policy improvement
* Confident and capable in managing senior business stakeholders
* Worked in a heavy workload, fast pace and able to change with prompt demand

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