Network Buyer

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Logistics/Transport
Location: East Midlands
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Logistics Buyer
Commutable from Northampton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Luton
£30k - £35k + benefits

My client is part of a growing Purchasing function looking to recruit a knowledgeable Buyer within the Logistics & Transport arena with technical experience of final mile logistics services.

Key Responsibilities:
• Tender management, analysis, solution proposals
• Reporting analysis
• New supplier development
• Manage rates from tenders, data cleansing, admin support to Control Tower) to ensure customer SLA’s
• Supporting internal Business Development teams
• Supplier cost management - requalifying existing and new supplier opportunities.

Skills and Qualifications:
• CIPS qualified (or working towards)
• Proven track record in implementing governance and reporting processes
• Good interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong supplier relationships
• A truly commercial individual able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills
• Proven track record of Purchasing within Transport & Logistics
• Highly analytical and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, and to identify potential risks
• Speak another EU Language would be an advantage but not essential
Meet your consultant
Peter Clarke
pclarke@drnewitt.com

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