Direct Buyer

£40000 - £45000 per annum 
Job Type:
Purchasing and Procurement 
Job Ref:

A high-growth global healthcare company is currently looking to recruit a Direct Buyer at their UK headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, ideally with proven procurement experience within Medical device / Pharma industry.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced agile environment and can demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels, then we’d love to hear from you.

Offering a salary between £35-£45K p/a dependent on experience plus annual bonus, pension scheme, life and medical insurance, this is a fantastic chance to contribute to great science driven by intellect and curiosity, and work with great people united in doing important work and being valued for it.

The Role
You would play a key role as part of the Procurement Team taking responsibility for procuring goods and services required by internal stakeholders within the company. The role requires communication with internal and external stakeholders to negotiate and purchase, ensuring consistent control of our spend. You would support the business to expand volumes, product range and variation of raw materials and services within all departments, coordinating between manufacturing, quality, development, regulatory, finance and legal to ensure all procurement is centralized and cost effective.

The Candidate
– Proven procurement experience within medical device / pharma industry, preferably ISO13485
– Ideally MCIPS qualified, and degree educated
– Excellent stakeholder management skills, able to influence at all levels internally and externally
– Enjoy working in an agile, fast-paced, busy environment.
– Experience in building relationships in varied environments.
– Able to analyse and rationalize data effectively

The Company
Across the globe, the company is driven by the expectation of excellence. Their proprietary immunology platform is already generating a major impact on human life by creating more effective ways to test for diseases like TB and transforming the diagnostics marketplace in the process. At the same time, in their commitment to giving passionate and creative people the freedom to explore their full potential they are working to set a new standard for careers in the sector.

Interested? If you think you’re right for this Direct Buyer role, then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.


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