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19/10 - Buyer, Healthcare Procurement Background£33k    Location: Birmingham West Midlands Midlands Warwickshire ... Jobs

Key points: Buyer Healthcare Procurement Background - Charity Sector Non-Profit Organisation - Birmingham - Manchester - London - £33000 + BenefitsA nationally treasured company require you, a healthcare buyer to preserve their cherished reputation within the Birmingham or Manchester area through integrating best value for cost procurement within the area following a recent transformation project.Currently, they are seeking to employ and looking for a able to work on your own autonomous individual to deliver cost-savings across the region within indirect and direct procurement areas, demonstrating mastered end-to-end procurement skills, to continue driving this philanthropic organisation forward.Vacancy responsibilities of the Junior Buyer:-Providing commercial leadership in tendering, negotiations and subsequent supplier management for the company's sites, categorically certifying the implementation of fruitful procurement strategies. Delivering procurement and agreementmanagement advice to make sure the function is successfully integrating within the company and achieving the needs of internal clients. Rolling out and redesigning established strategic processes across the organisation site locations, ensuring that cost-savings are being delivered for your region of the company. Sourcing productsand services to tie together maincomponents of the company's procurement function to deliver value-for-cost across the function.Qualities of the Junior Buyer:-Great conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact, which will be expected to develop supplier and customer relationships, engaging with stakeholders and liaising with professionals on company sites. earlier expertise within the healthcare procurement space, including public sector through understanding the acquirement of productsand services involved within the sector is desirable. A 2:1 degree classification and studying towards CIPS is desirable but not a requirement. If you are looking to enter a heart-warming non-profit organisation be a key team player and establish a newly invested procurement function this could be the opportunity you've been looking for. This is the opportunity for you to take hold and master your next career step.To find out more on this opportunity, send an updated CV to me at:To keep up to date with all the most up to date procurement jobs, follow our twitter feed at: Words: Buyer Procurement, Non-Profit, Charity, Healthcare, Personal Care, Direct, agreementManagement, National, Regional, London Manchester Birmingham, Leeds, Midlands, Business Critical, Supply Chain Management, MCIPS, Degree, SME, Small-Medium Enterprises, productsand Services, Maintenance.This job was initially submitted as ..........

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Commodity Buyer

Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs

Key points: The Client: Prolinea are working with a leading 1st Tier supplier to the automotive and aerospace businesses across the UK and Globally. They are based in North Birmingham and are looking for a Commodity Buyer to improve Cost Down and reduce commodity price increases. Role Purpose: to help the overall business strategy, facilitate growth, enhance economic profit and meet customer demands via successful and innovative management of the supply chain. To increase purchasing leverage where possible to ensure procurement best practice. Vacancy responsibilities: • Purchase negotiations • Evaluate potential new suppliers • Increase use of low cost sources • Implement design solutions to overcome cost increases • Expediting prototype samples • In-house NPI expert • To Implement a Supplier rationalisation program • to highlight and understand the type of market in existence as per the commodity • To find out the market forces behind price movements • Identify the actual supply of the supply base as per commodity • Experience in a wide range of commodity areas • Develop and introduce procurement best practice • To implement a supplier catalogue for technical department of preferred suppliers • Supervision of tactical buying team Candidate Expectations: • Worked within technical environment on NPI’s • Automotive Systems experience i.e PPAP, APQP, FMEA etc • Project Management experience • Low cost purchasing experience • CIPS Qualified or working towards Apply in confidence or register your interest for a more detailed discussion about the role and the business. Contact Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........

Project Buyer Contract

Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs

Key points: A Project Buyer is sought on a six month initial contract at a well-known 1st Tier Automotive Supplier based in Birmingham. Job description in brief is to coordinate the purchasing activities in all areas of projects from sourcing, through to negotiation, order placement and follow up, in accordance with all specifications, quality standards and purchasing procedures. Main Vacancy responsibilities: • BOM management • Control of all project purchasing activity • To complete all purchasing requirements for relevant project launches • Request and evaluate supplier quotations • Robust value for money analysis • Cost negotiations and solutions for new project items • Improve project activity through planned programme control • Cost savings in line with budgetary requirements • Raise production orders as and when required Key Competencies: • Negotiation and organisational skills and ability to prioritise • Excellent verbal communication skills • Commercial awareness • Self-motivated and a team player with the ability to work alone • Proactive, decisive and a problem solver Our Client are seeking an experienced contractor from a 1st tier Automotive industry. To be considered for this role, apply in confidence and the employee will be contacted to discuss your suitability to the role. Call or email Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........

Senior Buyer Birmingham Up to andŁ36k plus car

Location: Birmingham Jobs

Key points: Senior Buyer - indicative salary up to £36K Introduction... The prospective employer are a leading Engineering and Project Management Company, offering a complete range of services from design through to commissioning in the Water, Waste and Energy sectors. As such they are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their expanding Water Division, based in Birmingham. What the employee will be doing... We are looking for an experienced Buyer to join our small commercial team, reporting to the Purchasing Manager. What will you need... Applicants should be able to show significant experience of contract procurement of process plant and equipment within a process related industry. They will be confident in negotiating contract terms (e.g NEC, IChemE), preparing and issuing enquiry documents and producing/issuing purchase and subcontract orders. Proven IT skills are required, as are good interpersonal skills, as the incumbent will need to build strong relationships both internally and with vendors/suppliers. nb that for this role we will not consider candidates from a predominately manufacturing or commodity buying background. What's in it for you... This is an exciting chance to join one of the UK #39;s leading Specialist Engineering Companies in the growing Water sector. The prospective employer our offering a first class package, including fully expensed car, and excellent career progression. How to make an application... To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to ..........

21/11 - Buyer jobs in Birmingham

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Senior Buyer

Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer is based in North Birmingham, who are a 1st Tier Supplier into Commercial Diesel Engine manufacturers Glabally, who are currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join their successful business. Job Description: The role will incorporate various spend categories covering a wide range of commodities, majority of which being Hydraulics. Therefore, Applicants should have a good understanding of hydraulic systems and it is key to have at least 3 years as a buyer / senior buyer Candidate Requirements: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well at all levels, including liaising and engaging with key stakeholders. The Candidate should be a strong negotiator gained through prior experience and should be comfortable in communicating with a wide range of suppliers. required criteria • 3+ years in a similar position for a 1st Tier Automotive Supplier • CIPS qualified or working towards • Degree educated (or equivalent) Apply in confidence or register your interest for a more detailed discussion about the role and the business. Contact Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........


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Food and Drink Buyer

Location: Solihull West Midlands Jobs

Key points: My Client is an establised Pub operator with oulets nationwide. My client is looking for a Senior Buyer for Food and Drink. Reporting to the Head of Wholesale, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to deliver the Wholesale strategy through the implementation of global class procurement principles throughout all aspects of the purchasing cycle, from sourcing to contract management. Develop & direct the commercial relationship with suppliers to optimise long term commercial value for the business Core Vacancy responsibilities Negotiate terms & agreements with suppliers that enhance value for the business and help achieve the operational targets of the business. Manage spend portfolio in excess of £300m pa Deliver successful category plans and initiatives that enhance value for the business and its Publicans Co-ordinate relevant supplier-led schemes and initiatives within the business e.g. Discount Schemes, SIBA and Beer Festivals etc 'Own' the food & drinks categories for the business, analyse, & make recommendations on range, pricing & mix Work closely with other functions to ensure that activity, pricing and other associated details are implemented successfully, timely and accurately Offer support and advice to procurement activities within other functions to ensure best results for the business Accountabilities The margin and mix of the food and drinks categories within the business Net income from food and drink categories within the business Correct implementation of pricing within the food & drinks categories to deliver the business margin aspirations Delivery of supplier terms in line with or better than business expectations. Skills and Experience FMCG experience in a procurement or senior sales role Previous multiple budget and project management experience, maximising successfulness of spend Track record of delivering cost savings/sales growth First class negotiation skills Strategic and tactical thinker Ability to clearly communicate and influence at senior level Ideally MCIPS qualified or studying towards Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, and senior appointment sectors. Based in the Midlands, supplying Nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500 ..........

24/10 - Procurement Manager    Location: Birmingham West Midlands Midlands Warwickshire ... Jobs

Key points: I am currently employing for a new and exciting opportunity for a talented and knowledgable Procurement Professional who is looking to take on key roles with the employer - part of one of the UK's most prestigious rail and infrastructure schemes located in the West Midlands.As Procurement Manager the employee will be working closely with their Clients team, supporting the Procurement Lead and Head of Procurement to deliver the procurement activities of a procurement 'package', with each package value of over £500m+.The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will be responsible for delivery elements of the operational procurement for the relevant package(s) and providing support for the delivery of the overall procurement, ensuring that these are ed with other similar packages..Supporting the achievement of governance, approval and assurance of all procurement deliverables - this includes responsibility for developing key components of the necessary PQQ and ITT documentation prior to release of these documents..Supporting the management of the procurement opinionprocesses for the relevant packages, to allow appropriate short-listing, selection and agreementaward..Ensure the client's procurement activities are undertaken in compliance with EU and UK legislation whilst driving a process that will become a benchmark for future projects around the global.The role entails advising and supporting colleagues, reporting and presenting to Client's managers and management personnel and maintaining up to date data and project information.ExperienceI am seeking applications from jobseekers with a proven track record in Tier 1 and 2 procurement and of utilising different procurement routes.The experience you have gained will, ideally, been procuring large value complex heavy civils / construction / systems or similar works/services in compliance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations with a thorough knowledge of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation and contracts using the NEC suite of agreementforms.Candidates should feel comfortable working in a matrix environment and have high levels of influencing and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact.The Candidate will have excellent commercial skills, with a proven skillto cultivate strong working relationships at all levels within the Client organisation and with existing and potential suppliers.Qualifications Qualified to degree (or similar) level in relevant subject MCIPS or MRICS / FRICS (or equivalent), or currently studying towards accreditationExcellent salary & benefits package (dependant on experience).Applications - Contact Corey Spencer on.... & email a current CV to............ This job was initially submitted as ..........

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15/10 - Regional Procurement/Sales Manager Birmingham    Location: South West Bristol Gloucestershire ... Jobs

Key points: If you are a passionate, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a background of field based sales within the food and beverages industry, then Cute Resource Solutions could have the perfect opportunity for you We are lucky enough to be working with one of the fastest-growing, enterprising Food & Drink suppliers in the UK. This is an extremely exciting opportunity and we are keen to find the perfect jobseeker for this new vacancy for the job. This position will have a start date of after Christmas, however they are looking to get the process moving and interview people throughout the next few months. The employer is well established within the Food & Beverage space, holding agreements with all major sectors and is spread across the country. This means that they are offering opportunities in over 6 regions across the UK. This group wishes to groweven further and following their incredibly successful 2016, a rare and outstanding opportunity has arisen to be working with their team of able to work on your own and passionate individuals. This position is perfect for someone who displays a desire to advance in a successful career exuding with drive and commitment. The benefits and rewards of working with this company are incredible as the employee will be given the chance to engage with market-leading brand owners and suppliers. This role requires someone able to show their skillset and develop it further whilst broadening the depth of their experience within this field of work. The responsibilities of this role will include: Primary focus on new business, contributing to company development and growthNurturing existing relationshipsAccount managementManaging own territoryDiary management A successful jobseeker for this new vacancy MUST have: earlier client facing sales experienceExperience working with a Brewery, Drinks wholesaler Foodservice or the equivalentAn understanding of the HoReCa market and experience selling into this marketProven background of New Business Development & Account Managementprevious work experience of managing a territoryA natural flair for relationship building and nurturingThe skillto be able to work on your own and work autonomously The prospective employer offers great rewards to their employees. On top of a generous commission structure they give steady incentives and opportunities to progress as the company continues to grow. Additionally, they offer a competitive primary salary, car allowance, a laptop, a phone and other company benefits. This is a rare and exciting opportunity so if you are keen to embark upon a career within the food and drink industry, where the employee will be given autonomy and flexibility whilst being offered all the support needed to successfully do your job, then this could be a great opportunity for you. If you have the required experience and believe you are up for this challenge then apply directly to this advert or call Siana at the Cute Resource ..........

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06/10 - Retail Sales Consultant    Location: West Midlands Coventry Midlands Warwickshire ... Jobs

Key points: Have you a passion for customer service?

As a jobseeker are you interested in a career within retail sales?

Do you thrive in a target driven environment?

If the above sounds like you, then Celfone Trading want to hear from you We are a Franchise Partner of O2 with 16 stores situated in the Midlands. We are looking to recruit a talented and knowledgable and motivated Full Time Retail Sales Advisor to be working with our store in Coventry.

As a retail sales consultant for Celfone, you will play a key role in driving sales and performance in your store. The Candidate will work alongside the store management and sales colleagues to achieve and exceed personal and branch sales and performance targets to make your store a success. The Candidate will be the first point of contact for potential customers so will be expected to give an exceptional level of customer service whilst driving sales opportunities through successful customer interaction.

This role would suit someone currently working in retail sales but sales experience from other sectors would also be of interest to us. Perhaps you currently work in telesales or in a call centre and are interested in starting a career in retail.

Main Vacancy responsibilities

To achieve 100% and above of targets set individually and across the stores as outlined by the Branch Manager
to make sure adherence to compliance requirements in all areas of operational activity, company policies and procedures,
to make sure that the visual presentation of all stores represents the brand image and that all devices are up to date, relevant and accessible & in working order
To adhere to compliance requirements in all areas of operational activity
to make sure personal knowledge is up to date especially in light of new releases and product launches & relevant training modules completed.
To help develop sales opportunities through customer interaction
To seek and continuously develop knowledge of competitor activity and local market conditions & findpossible opportunities
To agree any other reasonable duties as requested

About You:

Previous sales experience is necessary for this role. The Candidate should have a good understanding of technology.particularly when it comes to mobile phones, tablets etc. The Candidate should be an excellent communicator with a natural flair for sales and customer service.

In return we offer a competitive primary salary from £14, 664 - £15, 600 (pro rata) plus a quarterly performance bonus (OTE £18, 000+) plus:

Staff discount and family & friend s promotions
Perkbox.employee benefits & rewards scheme
A family run business where our employees are at the heart of all we do
A friendly and fun working environment
Excellent career progression opportun ..........

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