Project Buying Manager job in Ferndown

Our thriving and very successful client are recruiting a Project Buying Manager. The Project Buying Manager is the driving force behind the execution of customer projects within the end-to-end process. This role requires expertise in product management and buying, a robust understanding of market trends, and the ability to pinpoint opportunities that elevate product quality and cost-efficiency. The Project Buying Manager is pivotal in strategic conversations, securing and managing orders, leading negotiations, and steering customer discussions to deliver sales growth and exceptional customer satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project buying team to ensure the seamless delivery of customer orders/projects
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive financial understanding, supporting the management of project budgets and financial elements associated with customer accounts
  • Oversee product management, buying, sourcing, and maintain potent supplier communication and relationships
  • Vigilantly track and control project costs to remain within or below allocated budgets
  • Uphold exceptional standards of customer service to achieve and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Foster effective communication, collaboration, and manage stakeholder relationships within the company
  • Ensure diligent critical path management for timely production and order fulfilment
  • Administer process and product lifecycle management, upholding A2V’s commitment to quality and compliance

Minimum Experience and Skills:

  • Extensive experience in project buying, preferably within the retail or manufacturing sectors.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage complex projects with a strong track record of delivering on time and within budget.
  • A strategic, analytical, and problem-solving approach.
  • Expertise in financial and budget management.
  • Strong skills in negotiation and supplier relationship management.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication abilities.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Leadership experience with a passion for team development.
  • Ability to travel as needed for product sourcing and supplier relationships.

Salary and Benefits:

  • A salary of £DOE per annum
  • 25 days plus public holidays
  • Medicash plan to support health and well-being
  • Opportunities for professional development and learning
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Annual company beach day and regular team-building events
  • A positive and inclusive company culture that values each employee’s contribution

This Project Buying Manager job in Ferndown would suit candidates who are driven and strategic, with a passion for buying and a track record of delivering results.

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Suzanne Hayter
Suzanne has been working in commercial recruitment in the Dorset area for almost 12 years. She is very passionate about her work and dedicated about going the extra mile to place the right candidate with the right company.

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