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Strategic Buyer - Immediate start

Office Services & Commercial
£18.36 to £24.30 Per Hour
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For more information about this job please contact:

Lucy Dore

Are you an excellent negotiator with sound knowledge of the procurement process? Do you consider yourself as an enthusiastic and a ‘go getter’? If so, we may have the ideal opportunity for you…!

Osborne Appointments are currently looking for an experienced Strategic  Buyer to join our client on a temp to permanent basis. You will need to be available immediately or at a maximum of one week’s notice to apply for this role.

Key details:

  • Excellent salary offered -£18.36 - £24.35 per hour  
  • The opportunity to work for a globally recognized, multinational company who employ over 100,000 people across the world
  • Opportunity for permanent placement for the right person
  • Immediate start
  • Full time hours

‘This opportunity could lead to a really exciting career for the right person’ – The hiring manager


You will be primarily responsible for the EMEA Market. You control the entire purchasing process so sound market knowledge in various procurement areas will be essential. Duties will include but not be limited to:

• Sourcing to new suppliers and renegotiating existing agreements with current suppliers

• Own continuous improvement initiatives to improve costs and supplier performance

• Manage supplier relationship

• Play an active role to improve the procurement process and supply chain

• Purchasing various products in a very wide working area (Security products, Fire detection, and Fire suppression)

Person Spec:

• Solid experience in a similar role

• You are proactive, well-organized, independent, dynamic and a team player

• Good knowledge of JD Edwards is an advantage but not essential

• You have technical affinity

• You have good oral and written communication skills

• Good analytical and interpersonal skills


We look forward to recieving your application. If you wish to find out more please contact Lucy on 01707 377 088!

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we willcontact you within 3 working days. (Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the Welwyn Garden City Office)

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