Buyer - Indirects

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1028254/79531/MA
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: £28,890 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of our award winning team at Foodbuy as a key member of the procurement team, looking after everything none food (huge category with huge opportunity!), working across our Indirects category! 

As an Indirects Buyer, you will be working in a fast paced environment, providing the full procurement process to our clients - this is an unmissable opportunity. Working with Suppliers to ensure the best range in services and none food products at the best price. Our Buyers are top negotiators with a professional yet personable manner. 

Foodbuy is an amazing, innovative and forward thinking procurement business, supplying all that the Compass Group needs to run as a business, not to mention the wonderful external contracts we work on too! We're looking for a driven and competitive Buyer to join our team, do not delay to apply today! 

Job Description

Buyer - Indirects

  • Competitive package 
  • Study support 
  • Flexible home working 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Who you are:

We're seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Buyer to join our team, ideally you will have some experience in procurement across the indirects industry whether it's IT, Legal, HR, Equipment, Technology, you'll need a firm understanding of the Indirects category to really manage and grow this category to its full potential!

You will be an individual that is looking to start/complete their CIPs studies (we offer study support) and that is keen to work with a variety of Manufacturers, Suppliers and Internal stakeholders! You will have strong communication skills as well as a good team work ethic. 

Be part of our exciting journey in the food category team as a Buyer! 

Who we are:

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

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Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.