Buying Manager, Environment & Operations - Leeds
Buying Manager - Procurement, Environment & Operations
About the Role
Asda currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join our Environment & Operations Procurement team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to progress their career and contribute to Asda's Every Day Low Cost culture.
Day to day you will leading on and supporting a range of activities including running Strategic Sourcing processes using our Ariba Sourcing tool, creating and implementing Category Strategies, supporting with the Supplier Management Programme and helping to identify and mitigate risk in our supply chains.
Now is a really exciting time to join as the Environment & Operations team work to implement the opportunities from a strategic review of the Operations area, implement ongoing supply of Covid-19 Consumables & PPE as well as explore exciting in-sourcing opportunities. On the Environment side of the team we are strategically reviewing all Waste and Recycling Services and building fit for the future supplier relationships in an area that is changing fast. You will interact closely with various stakeholders including the Corporate Affairs, Retail, Commercial, Finance and Legal teams.
You'll need to have a proven background in strategic procurement. It would be advantageous but not essential for you to be CIPS accredited or working towards accreditation. The ability to negotiate confidently and effectively will be critical, as will the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships and use these to influence plans and decisions. You'll be able to work in a very dynamic environment, with time pressures. If you can work with complex data and challenges to create and deliver the right strategy, whilst also being a leader, that would be ideal.
A competitive salary comes with an excellent benefits package including colleague discount, company share save scheme, a competitive pension, company bonus, car allowance and many additional rewards! Once you're here the development opportunities are as endless as your commitment to your self-development and we will support you every step of the way to help further your career.