Team: Procurement

Salary: Excellent

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Procurement Buyer, based at Holiday House in Leeds City Centre.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, our Procurement Buyer will work as key part of the Procurement Team as well as Working as One Team in collaboration with colleagues across and Jet2holidays, helping to shape sub-category strategy and lead / support the associated tender and negotiation processes for the business.

What will you do in the role?

As our Procurement Buyer, you will lead on the development of designated category strategies to help promote the commercial position of and Jet2holidays to relevant suppliers, building strong working relationships and leveraging those relationships to drive improved service and cost reduction for the business. You will also:
  • Take Responsibility for the delivery of all commercial and contractual agreements in your assigned business areas, as directed by the Procurement management team, providing the first point of escalation for category and supplier performance issues for colleagues across and Jet2holidays.
  • Own and deliver annual savings targets for specific categories as agreed with the Procurement Manager, whilst acting as a role model for non-procurement colleagues
  • Support the delivery of a seamless end-to-end procurement service.

What are the key skills / experience you’ll already have?

Our Procurement Buyer will have an in-depth knowledge of Procurement, with the ability to demonstrate experience of using innovative approaches to procuring services and managing relationships with suppliers. You will also:
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be a highly effective negotiator with the ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Holding an MCIPS qualification would be desirable.

What can we offer you?

We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -
  • Hybrid working – we’re in the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Competitive salary, with annual pay review
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 34 days holiday entitlement per annum (plus Bank Holidays)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Many retail discounts on – travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle

We offer an excellent remuneration package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.

Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with and Jet2holidays!!

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