Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Kayne-Levenson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Urgently required an experienced Senior Buyer to join a busy and friendly buying team at an innovative International Pharmaceutical Company. The successful candidate will have previous CAPEX purchasing experience and will have the ability to provide effective procurement leadership and implement procurement strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead negotiation for both Capital and Operational expenditure
  • Support efficient and cost-effective purchase of goods and services ensuring compliance with global strategy
  • Provide leadership, management support and advice within Purchasing
  • Prepare monthly reports, gap analysis and improvement proposals
  • Build and develop reliable and long-term relationships with supplier base
  • Support and lead procurement projects
  • Support budgeting for capital expenditure process - contract negotiations, follow up and reporting

Skills and experience:

  • 5 years + procurement experience in an international corporation
  • CAPEX purchasing experience is essential
  • Experience of contract negotiation and proven track record of cost savings
  • Knowledge of international trade and compliance
  • Previous experience of ERP systems, MS office and E-procurement tools
  • Degree qualified
  • CIPS preferred
  • Strategic with high standard of numeracy, business acumen and accurate financial analysis of data
  • Good communication and IT skills
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry a bonus

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