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**Buyer - Indirects - £35K**

Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged by a major client in the retail sector to recruit an experienced Buyer to cover a wide range of indirect services. Some of the areas of spend include HR, training, maintenance, cleaning, logistics, security, foodservice, vending and professional services. Key functions of this role include:Managing the Supplier selection process and negotiating commercial terms. Problem solving by analysing the issues and determine next steps, make recommendations.Market knowledge and knowledge of potential suppliers for various categories.Contribute to the annualised Purchasing cost saving target, ensuring maximum leverage and total cost of ownership is minimised.Compile business recommendation papers for categories managed. Arrange regular reviews with Suppliers to give and receive information on performance against KPI's.In order to be considered for this role you will need significant experience in a buying role with responsibility for indirect products/services in large/medium sized company. In addition a degree (or equivalent) and/or CIPS qualification would be a distinct advantage.We recruit typically for the following roles (list not exhaustive by any means):- Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchaser, Purchasing Manager, Sourcing Manager, Head of Purchasing, Purchasing Director, Procurement Officer, Procurement Manager, Buying Manager, Procurement Director, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Director, Category Manager, Demand Manager, Head of Purchasing, Logistics Manager, Scheduling Manager, Materials Co-ordinator, Inventory Controller, Merchandiser, Merchandising Manager, Planner, Forecast Analyst, Forecasting Manager, Purchasing Assistant, Supply Scheduler, Trainee Buyer, Junior Buyer and Assistant Buyer. We have vacancies UK wide and welcome general enquiries from candidates with relevant experience.

Job added on 22-10-2014