Job Description

  • Job Reference:960466CR1_1562084828

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Oxfordshire

  • Job Title: Buyer - Indirects

  • Job Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum

Posted On: 2nd July 2019

This is an amazing opportunity to join an expanding procurement team, working for one of the worlds largest publishers. This will be a relatively generalist role but with a focus on professional services and travel spend.

Looking for someone who can work on multiple projects at any one time, complete projects end-to-end and create cost savings where applicable. Its a great opportunity to not only move on your p4rocurement career but also work for a business that is for a good cause, with the satisfaction of ensuring better social impact.

* Reporting into the Category Manager – Indirects
* Cover procurement spend across designated categories
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Implement SLAs into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level
* Influence key stakeholders in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience within indirect procurement
* Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environments
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified not essential



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