Buying Manager

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Category
    Purchasing - Purchasing Manager
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £60,000.00/Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

We are recruiting for an experienced Purchasing / Buying Manager although this role could also suit a Senior Buyer to work in Leicester as part of a small team and you will be provided with parking reporting into the MD. As the Buying Manager you will work in a very relaxed office working Monday- Thursday 8am - 4.30pm and 8am - 3.30pm on a Friday although my client can offer a Wednesday working from home


As the Purchasing / Buying Manager your duties are listed below


Responsible for buying all product categories



Identify buying team objectives, to meet the needs of the business, supporting our blue chip and wholesale client channels.



Co-ordinate the team, creating and managing the critical path for various projects



Support the buyers and administrator throughout the buying process, set clear goals and ensure progress is achieved



Work with the sales teams to ensure stock levels are well managed



Manage the supplier strategy, to ensure we are working with the right partners to deliver our ethical, quality and financial targets. Develop progressive relationships with all parties



International travel to visit our supply partners, and key trade fairs to identify new product and supply opportunities



As the Purchasing / Buying Manager we are looking for the below to be successful


Previous Buying / Purchasing experience and would suit an existing Buying Manager or Senior Buyer with management responsibility, looking to take the next step up.


Proven experience in looking for new opportunities to grow business.


Strong managerial skills, highly organised and a real team player.


Strong analytical skills, with attention to detail.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work closely with stakeholders.


Excellent negotiation skills, and commercially savvy.


Thrives in a fast-paced environment, and embraces change.


Proficient use of Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Once successful as the Buying Manager you will receive the Following


25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays


Onsite fitness facilities


Contributable company pension scheme

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