Senior Buyer - Finished Goods

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Senior Buyer - Finished Goods

JOB DETAILS

As a Senior Buyer with our leading retail client you will development and implement the sourcing strategy for their Finished Goods products (including NPI)

Your role will include:

* Define & implement the best suited supplier portfolio strategy for a category.
* Lead & implement cost reduction & value creation initiatives, ensuring performance
* Optimizes costs: Capture breakthrough ideas coming from the suppliers. Maximize value creation opportunities impacting P&L.
* Commercially control spend within your specific remit, working creatively and in a SMART way to reduce both overall costs whilst increasing efficiency.
* Supplier relationship management - create a preferred customer relationship with strategic suppliers.
* Develop strategic suppliers to sustain growth and lead supplier development efforts through effective SRM on all aspects of the value chain : costs, agility of supply, innovation, sustainability, quality.
* Manage sourcing negotiations and contracting : from RFQ/RFP to delivery of the product
* Manage a team of 2 buyers

Suitable candidates will have significant experience in a blue chip purchasing/FMCG/Manufacturing buying environment. Knowledge of the Health & Beauty industry is highly desirable. This role will offer a competitive salary and benefits package

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