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Lead Buyer

Haverhill, Suffolk
£38,000 to £40,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
Concept Resourcing are delighted to be working with a new client within the Cambridge region who require a Procurement Manager to join the team and oversee the purchasing function. Whilst overseeing a small purchasing team, you will be responsible for taking charge of the procurement department where you will be creating and enhancing supplier relationships, ensuring ISO compliance and delivering on several projects. The ideal candidate will be responsible for: Overseeing the procurement function including both direct and indirect purchasing as well as fleet management Managing a small procurement team of mixed abilities to ensure training and development Creating and enhancing supplier relationships to ensure best contractual agreements and service deliveries Ensuring compliance with ISO regulations Conducting end to end procurement's including complex negotiations and contract management Regularly producing reports including spend analysis and market trends to ensure at the forefront of market changes Conducting regular 1-1's and regular monitoring of KPI's to ensure team are on track Heavy involvement with importing and exporting of goods - ensuring regulations and legislation's are adhered too. Involvement with multiple ongoing projects Stock management The ideal candidate will attain the following skills: Experience of working within a procurement team and purchasing processes Experience of either managing a small team OR overseeing and mentoring junior staff with the passion to manage Excellent and confident communicator - both verbal and written with the ability to liaise with senior level stakeholders and present back information. Experience of working within fleet management/retail procurement or understanding of this field would be advantageous Must have experience of importing and exporting including knowledge of required documents and regulations Highly organised - able to manage multiple tasks effectively whilst delegating duties to staff CIPS/MCIPS - qualified, actively studying or happy to undertake study support offered by the businessDue to the nature of this position, this role will be office based only 5 days a week, Mon-Friday 8:30am-5pm and will be available for hybrid working after probation period of 3 months. Therefore, please ensure you are able to reliably commute to CB9 area. Salary - £38,000 - £40,000 + benefits
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  • Job Reference: 717925995-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Concept Resourcing
    Concept Resourcing
  • Location: Haverhill, Suffolk
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent