Buyer - Goods Not For Resale

Location: Hanger Lane, West London

Hours of Work: 09:30-17:30

Contract Type: Permanent

Related Positions

Digital Marketing and Trading Executive

Location: Hanger Lane

Hours of Work: 9:30-5:30

Contract Type: Permanent

Fraud Analyst

Location: London, W5

Hours of Work: Shift Pattern

Contract Type: Permanent

CRM Executive

Location: Hanger Lane

Hours of Work: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Contract Type: Permanent

Wholesale Product Assistant

Location: London, W5

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm

Contract Type: Permanent

Buyer - Goods Not For Resale

Reporting in to the Head of Purchasing this role will provide support to this position to effectively manage and implement GNFR purchasing projects.

The Team

Small dynamic team of 3 which enables flexibility of supporting multiple projects to achieve the overall objectives of the Purchasing function.

The Person

  • Liaise with internal stakeholders (budget holders) to ensure that RI and group businesses achieve best value for money in specific purchasing and business projects
  • Utilise Tender Requests, Request for Quotations, Request for Pricing, benchmarking and requests for open book pricing options with Non- disclosure agreements, as appropriate depending on the situation and timescales available
  • Liaise with ‘GNFR’ suppliers in conjunction with RI stakeholders to ensure processes and service levels are of delivered to a high standard
  • Identify potential suppliers through internal stakeholders and external contacts, tradeshows, supplier introductions and research for designated ‘GNFR’ spend categories
  • Deliver agreed target of ‘GNFR’ cost savings and/or cost avoidance annually through purchasing projects
  • Assist with the control and timetable of ‘GNFR’ purchasing process to meet deadlines
  • Provide bid analysis and carry out appropriate due diligence including references, financial stability checks, visits and hosting shortlisted supplier meetings and recommendations to appoint suppliers that best meets our needs to stakeholders
  • Advise successful and unsuccessful suppliers of purchasing decisions, providing feedback on request
  • Develop contracts and agreements, including SLA’s including meaningful KPI’s in conjunction with RI stakeholders and the River Island Legal Team
  • Provide support requested by internal stakeholders with the implementation of new suppliers and exit of existing suppliers
  • Ensure completed contracts are posted on the contract database with relevant information highlighted
  • Support when required with vendor and contract management in conjunction with RI stakeholders
  • Provide advice to River Island stakeholders on ‘GNFR’ purchasing activities
  • Provide and produce regular updates and reports in respect of work in progress and completed deals
  • Attend team, stakeholder and supplier meetings
Apply now
Cookie Policy RSS Feed Atom Feed