Strategic Buyer

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
£40000 - £45000 per annum
06 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
A global aerospace manufacturing business based in Derby are seeking a Strategic Buyers with demonstrable experience planning and leading negotiations, dealing with ambiguity and providing excellent supplier relationship management to join the team. Client Details A global business with a prestigious brand and a market-leading reputation based in Derby. With a truly global purchasing operation spanning a broad range of products and industries, you will work with highly collaborative international teams, which develop informed strategies to deliver world-class supply chain solutions across all our sectors. Description As Strategic Buyer your key duties and responsibilities will include:- Develop and implement global external supplier and commodity strategies which will drive sustainable improvements in quality, cost and delivery Engage and support key internal stakeholders to enhance competitive and commercial performance Lead negotiations of long-term supply contracts for a designated range of parts, materials and/or services Lead functionally and coordinate supplier relationships and strategies within the designated external supply chain Drive annual total cost of ownership improvements for designated commodities and products Profile The successful candidate will have:- The ability to think strategically and drive the purchasing agenda to deliver quality and value Relevant and demonstrable experience in a similar role taking the lead with suppliers to negotiate contracts for products and services Understanding of contract and strong commercial acumen Exceptional communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders at all levels Educated to degree level or equivalent and will either be qualified or working towards MCIPS A global outlook and be a motivated team player. Prior exposure to different cultures and ways of working is essential as is a proven track record in delivering results Job Offer Competitive starting salary - up to £45,000 Career progression and development

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