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Senior Buyer - IT / Professional Services / Marketing / Tech category experience preferred

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Thanks for your interest in the Senior Buyer - IT / Professional Services / Marketing / Tech category experience preferred position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 653 open jobs by clicking here.

The type of person who would suit this role will demonstrate the following attributes;

  • A confident and experienced negotiator with experience in handling detailed negotiations with suppliers up to senior levels
  • Proven track record of having engaged with and influenced internal mid-senior level stakeholders
  • A keen interest in data analysis for pricing, bids and business cases to ensure more informed business decisions
  • Experience and knowledge of UK contract law is desired
  • Flexible and agile to respond to changing to business needs without losing sight of the strategic deliverables.
  • Strong commercial acumen – a maximiser rather than satisfier “hunter not a farmer”
  • Evidence of having personally led and delivered – not just “part of the team that...”
  • Evidence of having made great cost savings and challenged the status quo
  • Helpful, but not essential, to have worked within a complex, matrix organisation
  • Adopts an organised and efficient work practice
  • Maturity and experience to manage a high workload at times, but can remain resilient and work well under pressure
  • Excellent relationship building skills i.e. team player, direct at times but diplomatic at others, a good influencer and communicator
  • Solid buying experience across either IT / professional services / marketing / tech categories, ideally within an enterprise-sized organisation but SME-based experience is OK too

We’re a fun team, so a sense of humour would be great!

Full driving licence and own transport is preferred. 

 

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and to creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as our people. Some roles lend themselves to flexible options more than others, and if this is important to you, we are open to discussing agile working opportunities during the hiring process.

 

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For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 17,200 people in 44 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

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