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Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor

Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor
Central London
required Requirements:
To be considered, you must have:
- Worked for a recognised main contractor.
- Live within a daily commute of Central London.
Please note this job for Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.
1. - Displayed employment stability a minimum of four years with each employer, but ideally longer.
2. - Substantial experience within a purchasing department. Many opportunities within the organisation.
cA£40k + package
Company Overview:
The prospective employer are a global leader in construction and are a well respected established main contractor, with an exceptional track record across commercial, residential, education sectors.
(N.B. Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor is shown for research purposes only.)
- Experience of both material and sub-contractor buying
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19/09 * - Purchasing Manager/Buyer    Location: Surbiton Greater London Jobs

Key points: An award winning technology company is looking to recruit a driven and motivated Purchasing Agent/buyer. The purpose of this role is to drive and manage future Procurement strategy and to define, lead and implement that procurement strategy in line with company priorities. This role reports directly to the Head of Supply Chain while also working independently and with the Sales and purchasing director. This role is ideal for someone who is organised, has sensational communication skills, a keen eye for detail and strong negotiation skills. It is called for you are comfortable liaising with international clients, especially in the Far East. Vacancy responsibilities include
* Developing profitable purchasing strategies
* Identify, communicate and Deliver stock offers from Sales / Vendors
* Management of Commercial Vendor and Manufacturer Relationships
* Vendor Funding – The Development of alternative Revenue streams for online
* successful planning and development of department reporting requirements
* Work closely with the Sales & Purchasing Director to ensure channel sales capacity is maximised The ideal candidate will thrive both in a team and independently within a busy environment; has excellent verbal and communication skills and is very time conscious and organised. They must be interested in technology and be willing to improve their knowledge. It is called for to have a high level of industry knowledge and a proven track record in launching new products, services and solutions. A natural leader who is sociable and very personable. If you believe you fit this specification then apply today; if you would like to know more then contact Absolutely Recruitment on 02085468686. Competitive Salary ..........

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Assistant Purchasing Manager

Location: City of London London Jobs

Key points: This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK leading manufacturing companies based in South London. Your job duties will include being responsible for all Direct Buying with in the business, plus provide assistance to the senior board, implementing Procedural Change, Market Analysis, Supplier Forecasting and ERP cleansing. The Candidate should have a strong and recognised history working within a manufacturing environment and be able to lead by example, providing training to junior members. It is vital that you possess excellent negotiation skills, confident in sustaining long term relationships with organisational skills as key. An ideal candidate would have come from a Goods for Resale background and be happy to travel at short notice. An excellent package is on offer including a generous market salary. For further details or to be considered for the vacancy apply online. To apply for this job vacancy offer, Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy ..........

Junior Buyer Charity Retailer

Location: Ealing London Jobs

Key points: My client is a leading UK charity, which undertakes valuable work in the promotion of health and education for new and expecting parents. Established for well over 50 years they continue to help parents with a variety of impartial practical and emotional support. In order to continue with their valued work, they generate a significant part of their revenue from their commercial trading activities. The charity runs three commercial e-commerce sites and catalogue business, which offers a range of maternity, baby care and ecological friendly products to its customer base. A rare position has arisen for a Junior Buyer / Buying Support Administrator to join the organisation initially on a maternity cover contract (9 – 12 months) Reporting to the Buying Manager the employee will be pivotal in providing successful buying support in order that the charity will maximise its sales and margin via the following: · Supporting the Buyer in product selection and sourcing new products · Ensure all paper work is completer for product listing – cost price, retail price, MOQ · Set up new product information on the stock management system, understand price and margin · Arrange photography for catalogue and online listing · Send products for review and testing, chase up response · Prepare product for listing on web and catalogue work closely with the e-commerce manager · Work with suppliers on product issues, cost price increases etc · Make recommendations for promotional activities – links saves · Work with the distribution centre This opportunity would suit an individual that already has some experience within a retail buying office and is looking for their next challenge or somebody that wants to work as a buyer within the charity sector. Educated to A’ level standard the employee will have good written and verbal communication skills, will be numerate and analytical. Have good organisational and administrative skills, and will be enthusiastic and able to work on your own. Based in Acton the charity operates an open and autonomous work environment, offers a good benefits package which includes generous holiday, flexible working policy and a cycle to work scheme. No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community. The Candidate should receive a form of response within 28 days of applying ..........

29/09 * - Buyer    Location: Isleworth Greater London Jobs

Key points: Buyer – PPE & Work Wear Overview An opportunity has now arisen for a Buyer to join Walsh-Blyth & Turton based in Isleworth . Walsh Blyth & Turton is a leading UK wholesaler specializing in the supply of personal protection equipment (PPE). We offer a comprehensive range of branded and imported value products established on the principle of Good, Better and Best. As part of Bunzl Plc, a global £7.4 billion FTSE 100 company, we offer broad market knowledge and expertise. Duties Manage and co-ordinate all activities related to the procurement of productsor services for the operating company WBT Wholesale & Greenham Export Negotiation & agreementManagement Negotiation of all pricing, rebates, marketing agreements, catalogue contributions and early payment discounts Category/product management Sourcing, selection, bench-marking and due diligence of products and suppliers Manage new product introduction process Managing the performance of suppliers Consolidation of range and suppliers Analysis and return of excess/obsolete stock Analysis and administration keepkey supplier information including agreementdetails, pricing, product specifications, unit of measure and lead times Researching market trends and identifying new products and suppliers Ensuring that all allocated pricing and invoice queries are dealt with in a timely fashion Where applicable ensure that all allocated enquiries and tenders are returned in a timely fashion in order to put the company in the best position to secure the business. Ensure all necessary reports are produced for all meetings and all communication is carried out successfully and in a timely manner Stakeholder relationships Develop and keepcollaborative working relationships with key internal stakeholders including sales, inventory, quality control and customer service to ensure customer fulfilment is maximised Interact with customers at all levels of seniority ensuring the business commercial interests are protected. Skills called for CIPS qualified or equivalent preferable Company Benefits • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), • Company sick pay – 20 days per rolling 12 months • Bunzl Save as you Earn Sharesave Scheme • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay (dependant on length of service) • Comprehensive Learning and Development offer- YELP (your E-Learning Portal) •Bunzl Personal Pension Plan. Both the team member and the company will contribute 5% of pensionable pay into the pension pot bringing the total contribution to 10%. extra voluntary contributions may be made, nonetheless they will not be matched by the company. Auto enrolment is also available. hours (working) of work: 42.5 hours (working) per week, Monday – Friday, 8:00am until 5:30pm. We do ask that the successful candidate is flexible to work extra hours (working) or help out in areas outside of the role as and when cal ..........

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19/10 - Purchasing jobs in London

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Own Brand Buyer Womenswear

Location: London London Jobs

Key points: USC is a premier destination for branded clothing, footwear and accessories. Catering to fashion savvy men and women nationwide, stocking denim brands such as Diesel, G Star, Soviet, Firetrap, Levi's and Gio Goi. KEY CONTRIBUTION AREAS: Strategic Planning – Ensure net margin, design and maintain a coherent price structure, achieve planning sales, optimise growth, minimise risk and successfully plan for promotion Product development / range building – Ensure market awareness and identify and react to trends. Produce balanced and cohesive ranges. Maintain synergy with other departments and successfully communicate ranges. Sourcing / negotiation – Ensure appropriate manufacturer choice and build comprehensive manufacturer database. Be aware of market conditions and react to changes and developments promptly in line with company strategic plans. Maintain quality v competitiveness approach and be market driven at all times. Develop and maintain an successful sampling procedure and ensure good quality of administration is provided throughout the department PERSON SPECIFICATIONS • Organised with exemplary conversational and communication skills • Good team worker • Creative and sharp fashion eye for emerging trends • Proven success at buying own range • Possess excellent commercial awareness and ability to drive profit • Demonstrate strong supplier relationship building skills • Proven experience of managing and developing a team Due to the nature of the business, the company must retain flexibility in its operation and the employee will be asked to co-operate within reason to requests to undertake work other than that advised as your Important job duties ..........


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26/09 * - Buyer    Location: Croydon Greater London Jobs

Key points: Brand Buyer (Purchasing Department) Croydon £25, 000 - £33, 000 20 days hols Pension Scheme A highly successful UK leading distributor is employing a Brand Buyer in their Purchasing Department and the successful person will work within a multi-discipline commercial purchasing team, led by the Purchasing Manager. the employee will be instrumental in working with two large suppliers, monitoring the supply chain, forecasting, and ensuring stock and packaging arrives on time. My client has long standing relationships with these suppliers and we work hard to ensure that they stay one of their most trusted partners. The role will include: 1. Raising Forecast purchase orders, using Suggested ordering system, for your portfolio of supplier accounts. 2. Raising purchase orders for Component/Kitted Products 3. checkStock Levels to keepthe called for level of stock. 4. Verify acknowledgments to ensure that prices, lead times and quantities are correct and to update our ERP system. 5. checkand keepDelivery information from suppliers within our Merlin System 6. Check product availability on specific sales enquires. 7. Liaise with freight forwarders regarding deliveries 8. Marketing support with launch of New products and Promotional activity on existing product lines 9. Packaging & Production support Stakeholder Relationships 1. Build relationships with your suppliers and engage with them on new products, negotiate improved prices, terms, and deals with suppliers. 2. checksupplier performance in accordance with our supplier scoring process and response to achieve improvements. 3. Liaise with warehouse and suppliers regarding incorrect items supplies and any delivery issues 4. keepsupplier records including all contact details for your portfolio Analysis & maintenance 1. checkand give statistics for supplier OTIF, lead time changes and suggestions for product review and rationalising of specific products or ranges 2. Complete new supplier application forms 3. Import new suppliers into our ERP system 4. Update our ERP system following price increases 5. Import all new pricing into Merlin to schedule of increases 6. Import all new SKU’s into our ERP system 7. tell Sales Manager/Director of any cost price increase that require sales price to be reviewed, including any that implicate a product sold at below/minus GP 8. Check and validate price increases 9. give reports for analytics on product performance 10. Market review of Product range, Competitors pricing If you need to discuss this role in more detail, call Demon Recruitment & Resourcing in the Croydon office. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to send your details to our Client for this purpose. Demon Recruitment confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless ..........

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19/09 * - Buyer    Location: Surbiton Greater London Jobs

Key points: Exciting opportunity for an experienced buyer to join a dynamic and established technology company. This role is ideal for someone with extensive experience working independently and as part of a larger distribution team. It is called for you have evidence of earlier work experience in a similar field in order to bring a level of expertise to this role. The ideal candidate will
* Have extensive knowledge of buying and distribution services
* Have strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills
* Be motivated and driven and looking to build upon earlier work experience and embrace a new challenge ..........

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Senior Buyer UK

Location: North West London London Jobs

Key points: Senior Buyer - UK My client, a well established & internationally recognised organisation based in North West London/Middlesex, are currently looking to take on a Senior Buyer for the UK With a generous pay and substantial career prospects, this is an opportunity to join a global brand as a key member of the UK Sourcing team, supporting a range of Procurement led projects. The ideal candidate will be a Graduate with significant Purchasing expertise (ideally within Professional Services or HR), with the insight and commercial awareness to make an impact in the employers Procurement & Sourcing teams. the employee will be dynamic, creative and find outd as well as having proven success in a similar Buying, Sourcing or Procurement field. the employee will be Buying in the categories of Recruitment, Facilities and General construction, & Material and Research specific to the employer's industry sector, so experience in these fields is experience in these fields is desired. The Senior Buyer - UK will be responsible for; -Vendor management and contract negotiation -Implementation & Executing procurement operations & strategy. -Collaboration on and leading projects which include: oprofiling a category, odeveloping sourcing strategies, ogenerating supplier portfolios, odefining and collecting appropriate information, onegotiating with and selecting suppliers, -Having a practical approach to daily procurement activities -Managing relationships with key strategic suppliers ensuring cost successfulness & transparency in business interactions. Internal training with customers regarding procedures, systems, and procurement solutions. -Measuring & driving internal and supplier performance in respect of quality and The Senior Buyer - UK will have - An understanding of negotiating techniques and sourcing strategies. - Exemplary communication skills within a complex network of customers. Ability to build and develop relationships internally. - An thorough understanding of control standards and compliance procedures, relating to sourcing activities. - A team player attitude, with emphasis on team goals and the passion to work beyond their defined role ensure the entire team's success. - The ability to analyse purchasing requirements of any client group in order to highlight savings opportunities and develop specific recommendations and implementation plans. - Experience using web-based procurement tools and reporting systems. Qualifications, Skills & Experience: - Considerable Purchasing experience (preferably within Professional Services or HR) and/or a relevant business environment of working directly with suppliers, customers, opinion leaders, technical experts and professional staff. - Degree qualified, preferably with CIPS qualification. - Strong numerical skills. - Proven success in the development and execution of purchasing processes. - Expertise in business ..........

22/09 * - Group Head Buyer FMCG Drinks    Location: London Jobs

Key points: Group Head Buyer -FMCG Drinks Wine, Spirits & Beer London £45, 000 + Benefits My client is the UK rsquo;s leading online drinks vendor, with next day delivery, they stock the best drinks at the best prices. They are seeking to employ a Group Head Buyer, who is entrepreneurial, creative and fun and able to build and keepstrong and sustainable relationships with customers, to develop growth of their Drinks portfolio. the employee will oversee buying; have grey market contacts and experience, deal with supplier relationships; buy for their trade business and B2C business; spirits, beer, wine (volume not vintage), fizz. the employee will maximise the long-term profitability of products, (Wine, Spirits, Beer, fizz) whilst achieving budgeted earnings, wages, salary& term targets. the employee will keepand grow long-standing supplier relationships and develop new opportunities at a competitive price. the employee will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for nationally. The role
* earlier work experience in a similar role across Wine, Spirits & Beer
* Oversee buying and grey market contacts for trade and B2C business
* Oversee supplier relationships
* Experience in a fast-paced and high volume business
* skillto target and deliver significant cost savings
* Excellent negotiation and communication skills
* exceptional leadership skills
* Strong organisation skills and skillto work under reasonable pressure
* skillto meet tight deadlines
* The Candidate must be able to work under reasonable pressure
* Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.
* Purchasing experience is called for within the FMCG drinks sector The Candidate
* Able to work under reasonable pressure, to tight deadlines, with a collaborate approach
* ‘Hands-on’ self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and earnings, wages, salarygeneration
* Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.
* Group purchasing experience is called for in the drinks industry across Spirits, Wine & beer If you wish to find out more about this role then pop me across your CV and if you are suitable for the role – I will be in touch / 02077902666 If this is the role for you, get in touch, alternatively, if this isn't the role for you and you know someone amazing who would be perfect, we have a great referral scheme where you could earn up to £500 if a candidate gets placed. Email with your contacts Follow COREcruitment on your favourite social networks - , , and . We give away sensational prizes... every month ..........

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