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Join this multi billion dollar business as their Junior Ecommerce Buyer.

Category

Beauty eCommerce

Reference

eej210921h

Salary

Up to £30,000 + 20% Bonus

GBP Bonus
Full-Time

Date Added

2021-09-21

2022-07-06

Level

Manager

Location

South Manchester / 2 Days WFH

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


Join this billion dollar enterprise that has been successfully floating on the stock market since 2020. This business has got where it is by being the first and by being the best so they are looking for the very best to join their teams. They are in search of the smart thinkers and the empowered and can use their creativity and confidence to make decisions and excel.

Are you what they are looking for?

Check out this great opportunity for a Junior Ecommerce Buyer.

Reporting to the Marketing Category Manager, the Junior Buyer will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of a portfolio of spend up to £25 million. In addition to their day-to-day responsibilities, the postholder will liaise with a wide range of internal Marketing stakeholders to achieve wider business objectives and deliver key projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage a portfolio of spend up to £25million
  • Utilise sourcing strategies that meet procurement and Marketing function objectives
  • Identify innovative solutions to reduce costs and improve the benefits that are realised from their supply chain
  • Support in conducting both tactical and strategic tenders by producing commercial scoring/ evaluation criteria and analysing proposals/ bids in accordance with best practice procurement
  • Creating sub-category plans to support wider Marketing strategy, for example - Media, Brand Partnerships/ Events, Creative, PR
  • Develop ability to independently negotiate commercial terms and clauses for contracts within your spend remit and sub-category area
  • Communicating and influencing cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ensuring procurement meet key project deadlines by outlining project timelines and aligning these with key stakeholders at the beginning of each activity

Requirements

  • 1-3 years' experience in Indirect Procurement, with a broad range of categories one of those being Marketing (ideal but not essential)
  • Very strong analytical (data interpretation) and numerical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • High Commercial awareness
  • Autonomous and decisive approach to work
  • Strong communication skills and confidence when liaising with senior stakeholders and suppliers
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office to a high standard, particularly Excel
  • A thirst to learn, develop and progress quickly

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

You don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity! Apply online today!

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