Category Buyer

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Category Buyer | £35k | Rotherham | Permanent Your new company Working for a recognised global services organisation, based in the South Yorkshire region who continue to grow and go from strength to strength. Your new role Hays Procurement & Supply Chain are exclusively working with this growing business who are seeking an experienced Category Buyer to join the Procurement Team. As Category Buyer will report into the Procurement Manager and will deliver robust category management through proactive tendering to the business. Key Duties: To deliver an effective Procurement strategy in conjunction with the head of function. Building and managing relationships with vendors. Proactive tendering of essential spend categories to maximise business efficiencies. Being an active participant in the Supply Chain team to continually drive process and procedural improvements in the daily work. Monitoring order prices against standard with an objective to save money. Pre-qualification of vendors, ensuring compliance to organisational requirements. What you'll need to succeed Have demonstrable purchasing experience, ideally from a service, engineering or a similar industry. Proven experience in managing tendering programmes and delivering quantifiable benefits. Experience in Supplier/Vendor Management Good organisational and time management skills. Ability to communicate with people at all levels internally and externally. Have strong attention to detail. Excellent negotiation and influencing skills CIPS Qualified Level 4 or above would be desirable Computer literate with excellent general IT skills, ideally including a good understanding of Excel. What you'll get in return Salary of £32,000 per annum Full company benefits package 25 days holiday + bank holidays Monday - Friday, 36.25 hours per week with flexible working hours Opportunities for development and study support Free, onsite parking What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at (url removed)
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££30000 - £35000/annu
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom