Strategic Buyer - Fibre Networks

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Strategic Buyer - Fibre Networks

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Drury

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client is an exciting start up Telecoms business founded by a leadership team with extensive experience in the UK telecoms and major infrastructure sectors. Their mission is to build a high-speed fibre network providing fibre for all. They trade with communication providers and enable them to offer a range of services to their subscribers. This includes a 1GigBit internet access service.

Main purpose of job:

Designing/delivering and implementing a robust Supply Chain and Procurement strategy to assess global markets and seek out/onboard appropriate new sources of supply to maintain growth plans and targets whilst maintaining the competitive edge and ensuring secure future capacity planning.

Competitive sourcing of all assigned materials/categories and the management of the associated supplier relationships and supply chain, to deliver the optimal quality, service, technology, and value.


  • Complete supply market studies to gain a clear understanding of all appropriate sourcing pipelines
  • Develop Buyer Business Plans to implement coherent sourcing strategies to support rapid growth
  • Conclude competitive bidding processes to select optimal suppliers
  • Implement rapid onboarding processes for new suppliers
  • Cooperate closely with technical and design staffs to ensure early engagement and rapid implementation of new products
  • Agree strong contracts in tandem with Legal
  • Lead all commercial discussions and negotiate extended payment terms where appropriate
  • Ensure best value delivery at all times.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to alex . drury @ nmsrecruit . com or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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