Asda

Senior Buying Manager - Leeds

Recruiter
Asda
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted
02 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Ref
17819
Job Type
Full Time
Senior Buying Manager - Leeds

Are you an experienced Head of Procurement, Senior Category Manager, Senior Procurement Manager or Senior Buying Manager looking for an opportunity to work with one of the UKs best loved brands?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buying Manager to join our team in the Procurement team, here at Asda House! This role sits within the exciting Property category and you will be tasked with a diverse and spend portfolio across facilities management, fixtures, equipment, utilities, construction and automation.

Your role

As the Senior Buying Manager, you will lead a team of 7, working collaboratively with key suppliers and internal stakeholders alike in order to deliver against cost saving targets, manage supplier relationships, identify and mitigate risks and develop opportunities that enable Asda to transform it's cost base.  

You will support your team in negotiating large contracts, creating strong stakeholder and supplier partnerships and work with them to innovate and develop new ways of working.

You will coach and develop your team so each colleague reaches their full potential.

 About you

  • Highly motivated and results driven 
  • Ability to lead and coach teams 
  • Ability to develop category strategies and identify strategic opportunities
  • Development of supplier and stakeholder relationships 
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence a diverse supplier base

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

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