We are seeking an experienced Senior Buyer to join our procurement team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and executing purchasing strategies to ensure that the company has the necessary goods and services to meet operational and strategic objectives. The Senior Buyer will work closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to identify opportunities to optimise purchasing activities, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier relationships.


  • Conduct market research and analyse industry trends to identify potential suppliers.
  • Manage the tender process, supplier selection, negotiate contracts, and establish supplier performance metrics and expectations.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure quality and reliability.
  • Manage supplier performance to ensure the highest levels of quality, services, and delivery.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators, including supplier performance, cost savings, and supply chain risk.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement cost savings opportunities and process improvements.
  • Evaluate new supplier requests and conduct supplier due diligence. 
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to purchasing activities.

Skills & Experience

  • CIPS qualified (desirable)
  • 3+ years of experience in procurement, purchasing or supply chain management.
  • Experience managing indirect procurement categories, such as IT, Marketing and Professional Services.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and experience using P2P system.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of procurement best practice including various sourcing strategies
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.


Be Rewarded:

  • Earn Extra Rewards: Unlock bonuses and incentives to enhance your income.
  • Secure Your Future: Build a nest egg with monthly pension contribution, helping you prepare for the future.
  • Family Support: Access enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay to help you prepare for new additions to your family.
  • Refer and Earn: Cash-in on our 'Refer a Friend' programme – we're always looking for exceptional individuals like you!
  • Peace of Mind: Benefit from a death in service benefit, though we hope you'll never need it.
  • Save Smart: Enjoy discounts and cashback offers from a diverse range of high-street and online retailers, saving on everyday essentials and indulgences.

Get Recognised:

  • Celebrate Longevity: Join our long-service recognition programme, honouring the dedication of our loyal team members throughout their careers.
  • Peer and Manager Acknowledgment: Recognise and be recognised for your achievements, earning points redeemable with over 700 global retailers.
  • Life's Milestones: Receive a gift to celebrate the birth of a baby, adoptions, and weddings, along with an extra day off for your wedding day.

Feel Valued:

  • Always Accessible Healthcare: Benefit from a 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family, ensuring prompt health answers that fit your schedule.
  • Prioritise Mental Wellbeing: Utilise an independent service to identify and receive mental health support, including face-to-face counselling and self-help resources.
  • Financial Wellbeing: Optimise your budget with our financial wellbeing package, offering real-time earnings tracking and early access to earned pay to help support you with unexpected bills.
  • Savings Made Easy: Set up salary-based savings and earn a 5% boost through our savings scheme.
  • Personalised Financial Guidance: Access one-on-one support from an independent Financial Coach.
  • Comprehensive Assistance: Confidentially address life challenges through our Employee Assistance Programme, covering childcare, family matters, relationships, addiction, legal issues, financial concerns and more.
  • Holistic Wellbeing Tools: Explore a wide range of resources for physical, mental, nutritional, and financial wellbeing through our Wellbeing App.
  • Eye Care Benefits: Enjoy complimentary eye tests and contributions towards single lens prescriptions for VDU users.
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