Job Description

Junior Category Buyer

View: 6489

Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: City of London, United Kingdom

  • Excellent exposure and development opportunities
  • Work in a large, market-competitive FMCG business

About Our Client

The client is an FMCG business based in Greater London.

Job Description

  • Undergo training to learn & understand Indirect Category Management.
  • Support Indirect Category Buyer in administering the Indirect Category
  • Following proven understanding, capability & performance, manage defined, non-critical, low risk indirect suppliers under the supervision of the Indirect Category Buyer.
  • Administer the Indirect Business Flowchart: Liaise with internal stakeholders, legal and board members to facilitate contract approval via the Indirect Business Flowchart
  • Attend indirect site leadership team meetings when appropriate
  • Reporting & Microsoft application support
  • Maintain ERP system
  • Help ensure procurement activity is compliant

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent ability to use Microsoft Office tools
  • Knowledge of ERP Masterdata systems
  • Experience in working in procurement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fantastic analytical skills
  • Confidence to interact with senior management and directors
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Self-starter
  • Professional
  • Resilient

What's on Offer

  • Fantastic development opportunities
  • Progression within an indirect procurement function and exposure to the wider indirects category

More Info / Apply

(external link to recruiter web page)

Procurement Manager - Housing Association
    City of London, United Kingdom  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sourcing Manager- Professional Services/HR
    Manchester, United Kingdom  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Interim Sourcing Lead-Prof Servs/Marketing
    Manchester, United Kingdom  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer - Indirects
    Chorley, United Kingdom  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

IT Procurement Manager
    Manchester, United Kingdom  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Consult the other 625 positions: click here


Supply chain E-learning

Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy

News & Trends

Last update 11 Aug 2022
Downturn in UK manufacturing as production and new orders contract
   Source: S&P Global /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

The Challenges in Global Supply Chain Management

To say that 2020 brought record global supply chain challenges would be a gross understatement. With COVID-19, trade wars, weather events, port congestion, and other significant upheavals, many companies saw more disr...


MADEL: Roadmap to Industry 4.0: Planning & Scheduling in the personal & home care industry

Established in 1977 Madel Spa, is a leading Italian manufacturing company specialized in products for home & personal care. Madel’s mission is the capability to create high-quality and environmentally sustai...

EU businesses say goodbye to UK suppliers as Brexit bites into key relationships

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU businesses expect to move their supply chain out of the UK Two-fifths (40%) of UK businesses are looking to replace their EU suppliers 25% of large UK businesses* have spe...