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Buying Manager - IT - Infrastructure & Software - HC Berks

c. £40k + exceptional benefits package! - Procurement
Ref: 96 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Feb 2019
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I am working with a well-known 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 to join the IT/ Digital Technologies category – with a particular focus on Infrastructure, Software and Applications. You would be working closely with the Sourcing Managers and the Category Lead 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


Whilst you will be working across IT, experience within this category is not essential, though it would be highly beneficial! Strong indirects experience will be considered.


The successful candidate must be ambitious, passionate and eager to learn. There is a great scope for progression with this role, not just within the Digital Technologies category but the whole business and they offer a range of thorough in-house training.


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


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