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Indirects Buyer

Job Function:
Procurement
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be experienced in indirect procurement and will be looking for a new challenge and becoming an integral member of the team. Key to the role is the management of key supplier’s to ensure that first-class service levels are achieved continually, and to ensure waste and inefficiency are driven out of the supply chain.

 

What you'll do as an Indirects Buyer: Procurement...

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Communication, networking and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Target focussed
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Good judgement and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Planning and organising
  • Team player
  • Problem-solving
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Driven with the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (especially excel).

 

What we are looking for in an Indirects Buyer: Procurement …

  • Supporting the Procurement Manager to drive cost savings, efficiencies and process improvements across Boohoo and deliver commercial support for stakeholders;

     

  • Achieving annualised procurement savings targets;

     

  • Supporting internal stakeholders to help them achieve their objectives, identify and drive out financial and quality improvement opportunities to deliver value to the bottom line;

     

  • Leading full sourcing and contract review processes across a number of different categories;

     

  • Conducting commercial and contract negotiations;

     

  • Formulation of category strategy plans for various category areas;

     

  • Managing the commercial relationships with both new and incumbent suppliers, to ensure contracts and commercial arrangements are competitively priced, legally robust and that service levels are established, monitored and exceeded by our suppliers;

     

  • Ensuring all contracts are set up in a timely manner and effectively mitigating supplier risk.

     

  • Supporting the Procurement Manager in the strategic development of the Procurement department;

     

  • Researching suppliers, gaining and applying comprehensive understanding of different industries and markets and related cost-models within defined spend categories;

     

  • Establishing proactive stock forecasting and replenishment processes with suppliers (where applicable) to mitigate risk to the Boohoo operation;

     

  • Relationship management of key suppliers to ensure consistently high service levels are achieved and to drive continuous improvement;

     

  • Preparation of business cases, project plans and monthly reports for presentation to the Board of Directors and Heads of Department.
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What you'll get as an Indirects Buyer: Procurement

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Bonus
  • SAYE share buying options
  • Pension
  • 40% discount across all brands
  • On site gym
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.