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Senior Buyer

Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
To drive cost savings, supply chain efficiences and profitability, to enable sustainable growth As Senior Buyer, you will be a key player in fulfilling my FMCG client's mission vision and valuesClient Details Join and help my client to continue to win in the market through supporting the creation of category sourcing plans, identifying opportunities that optimise growth for my clients brands and its customers. As Senior Buyer, you will be instrumental in delivering Sourcing & Supplier strategies to drive growth and improvements. Description Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of sourcing (predominantly Far East) Analyse the market to assess the potential for new products and services Leading the procurement strategy for the category and sourcing projects Analysing data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends regarding the product and category Developing an exit strategy for unsuccessful products Building and driving relationships with key vendors to improve pricing, terms, and quality of service Negotiate with suppliers to ensure maximum profitability Create long term sourcing plan to drive continuous cost reductions / improved valueProfile Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of sourcing Leading category management and sourcing projects to optimise ranges Ability to negotiate to high standards Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate at all levels across the business Ability to analyse and develop accurate conclusions to support decisions based on key data An understanding of the market and consumer insights and trends Strong Excel skills and Proficient in other MS Office applications Strong numeracy skillsJob Offer Flexible hybrid working environment (c. 3 days in Norwich or Northampton) Life insurance Pension 25 days holiday
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  • Job Reference: 704431345-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page
    Michael Page
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent