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Buying Manager - IT & Professional Services - HC Berks

c. £42k + Exceptional Benefits! - FMCG - Non Food & Bev - Procurement
Ref: 84 Date Posted: Thursday 29 Nov 2018
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I am working with a Global FMCG business - they have more than a century of history making diverse products and they produce some of the world’s best-loved brands!

 

We are looking for a Buying Manager – IT & Professional Services, to partner closely with the Sourcing Managers to provide input to the Category and to align on strategic sourcing initiatives.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with stakeholders in engaging suppliers to deliver services to the business
  • Managing supplier governance, including supplier performance, on a day to day basis for the category
  • Acting as key and first point of contact for supplier relationships
  • Ensuring effective risk management of the supply base, through robust contracts and monitoring of financial and other KPIs. Implementing corrective actions as appropriate
  • Implementing best practice for areas of responsibility

 

The successful candidate must have strong stakeholder management experience, as well as Professional Services category and Commercial knowledge. Any experience within in IT would be highly beneficial!

 

They must also be passionate, eager to learn and be ready to hit the ground running.

 

You will work within the Global team based in Berkshire. They are paying a competitive salary plus exceptional benefits package!

 

There is a great scope for progression within the business and they offer a range of in-house training.

 

Please don’t hesitate to apply with your current CV if you feel you match the above description!