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[8378] - Purchasing Agent/Buyer

  • Permanent
  • Surbiton
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Applications have closed
  • £ Competitive

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 fantastic communication skills, a keen eye for detail and strong negotiation skills. It is essential you are comfortable liaising with international clients, especially in the Far East.

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
  • Effective 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 essential 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.

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