Copello have partnered with a leading defence organisation in the recruitment of a Lead Buyer to be based in Hertfordshire.


As a Lead Buyer you will join our Information Management procurement team! We lead all aspects of IT and software spend across the Group. This includes Enterprise Software, SaaS and Software Services, Engineering & Manufacturing Software, Networks, Telecoms, Hardware, Printing, Cyber Security and outsourced Front and Back Office Services. The team is transversal, giving you the opportunity to specialise in one area, or to develop into new ones to broaden your knowledge.


If you have skills in any one of these areas, or are have skills in one area and are looking to develop into new areas of IM procurement, then we would be pleased to discuss how you might best fit within the team!


The Lead Buyer will work in partnership with our internal customers to lead procurement competitions in the UK or at Group level, develop our procurement pipeline working with Group Category Managers, champion the right relationships with our partners and suppliers, and deliver the right procurement outcomes for the business. This role is one where you can run and build competitions both in the U.K. and contribute in a truly international context.


There are few procurement roles that offer such as exciting mix of international working, a dynamic and flexible working pattern, and the potential for career development within a growing and constantly-evolving company.


My client are looking for:


Someone who understands any aspect of I.T or software procurement, or is comfortable with learning and developing these skills. Ideally, we would like someone who has or is willing to working towards MCIPS qualification.


In return, my client are offering a competitive salary, hybrid working, company bonus, fantastic site facilities and excellent career progression, training and development opportunities.
To apply for this role, please contact Tina on or 07384682203

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