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REQ ID: 38223
JOB TITLE: Strategic Buyer
SALARY: £42,000 - £48,000
POSTING END DATE: 23/09/2019
LOCATION: Coventry


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.






An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.


As the Strategic Buyer you’ll have overall responsibility for all Purchasing activities within Estates Management. You’ll work with the delivery buyer on Contract and Supplier Relationship Management activities for the contracts created at a global and regional level and contract implementation.


You’ll be responsible for internal stakeholder alignment on strategy and sourcing, including key focus on regional inputs and regional deployment for their categories.


You’ll also be responsible for global Estates Management strategy development and deployment to deliver company cost and quality targets through sourcing within the Global markets.


Additionally you’ll lead continuous improvements in purchasing activities by supporting COE initiatives / activities for their respective categories.






As the Strategic Buyer you’ll have previous Procurement experience ideally in Automotive or Facilities Management along with Commercial Awareness and the ability to negotiate with multiple suppliers.


Operational Contract Management experience, relationship management both internal and external along with previous experience in leading complex supplier negotiations is also required for this role.


Finally you’ll possess flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs with the ability to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment.




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.

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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training


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