Project Buyer 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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