Senior Buyers recruitment agency listing

A senior buyer will generally hold responsibility within a firm's buying or purchasing department. In some roles, this responsibility may be for the decisions made by the whole department, and others may involve managing a specific facet of the company's buying activities - such as a certain commodity or material. Given that this is a broad area with many potential areas of specialisation, many employers use recruitment agencies in order to find the ideal candidate for a given vacancy.

The average salary for a senior buyer in the UK is around £34-36k - although as with most job roles, this varies depending on a number of factors, including location, experience, and the particular employer concerned. As ever, the highest salaries tend to be found in London and the South East, with other major population centres such as Manchester and the West Midlands/Birmingham also offering good opportunities.

Senior buyers will generally start out as assistant or junior buyers before progressing through to buyer and then management level. Because of the varied range of roles available, there are a plethora of different things that a buyer might specialise in, but it is generally beneficial to have a knowledge or passion for the product or service you will be procuring - which is never more true than in ultra-competitive industries such as fashion.

Given that senior buyers will generally have worked their way up the ladder from more junior roles, experience tends to be more important than formal education. Degrees in subjects such as Marketing and Business are generally seen as an advantage in order to begin a career in the area however. Given that this job involves a good deal of negotiation with suppliers, excellent people skills are necessary - as well as the ability to analyse sales figures to extrapolate and spot trends in the market.

Whether you are looking for employment as a senior buyer, or you are an employer looking for the perfect candidate to fill this job role within your organisation, Agency Central has listings of recruitment agencies who will be able to help. This page is your portal to agencies offering this service.

 
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  • Pascal Recruitment Ltd - Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics

    We are a specialist recruitment agency within the areas of Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics. We fill positions from graduate level through to director level, on permanent or contract basis, throughout the UK and Internationally.Whatever your requirements please give us a call to discuss your needs.
    Coverage UK Wide and Internationally
    • 11a Broad Parade, Essex, Hockley, SS5 5DA
  • Reiver Recruitment

    The Purchasing industry requires candidates with a strong knowledge of current and future trends, therefore we test all potential employees on their industry knowledge and efficiency in our assessment centre. Recruiting permanent, temporary and contract placements for roles including Procurement Officers, e-Commerce and Project Buyers, we strive to exceed our customers' expectations.
    Coverage Scottish Borders and surrounding areas
    • Boarding School Yard, 90 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1BN
    • Ettrick Riverside, Dunsdale Road, Scottish Borders, Selkirk, TD7 5EB
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Elite Employee Ltd

    Elite Employee is a South East recruitment agency that can provide a full service to the Purchasing sector. We work alongside all levels of Purchasing personnel and have links with a number of reputable Purchasing employers. In need of a Junior Merchandiser or a Senior Buyer? We can supply all levels or Purchasing personnel and even offer an executive search service to uncover the highest calibre professionals.
    Coverage Southern England and Home Counties.
    • London Office, Russell Road, London, E16 3QS
    • The Oast House, Stapeley Manor, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1JE
  • Duval Associates

    Category? Purchasing? SKUs Procurement - You know the difference and so do we ... so let us get cracking and you will not be disappointed! If we can do it, you can buy it! Until then, it is free.....
    Coverage UK wide
    • Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & wear, NE1 1DE
    • Suite 82, Lang Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M30 7NJ
  • Badger Associates Ltd

    Purchasing has long been a area of expertise for Badger Associates and we have placed many of the region's finest purchasing and Supply chain people in place.
    Coverage Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • Discover Retail Limited

    Discover Retail is a UK wide boutique Retail Recruitment Business. Our approach is bespoke and flexible to every situation. We know how crucial it is that a recruitment business becomes your partner, and makes the task of sourcing new individuals easy, hassle free and enjoyable. We headhunt and handpick candidates offering you a choice of strong talent for your roles. We aim to be complemented; we are too passionate to get it wrong!
    Coverage Recruit nationally throughout the United Kingdom
    • Lancashire House, The Sidings, Whalley, Lancashire, Clitheroe, BB7 9SE
  • HW Search & Selection Ltd

    Utilising our large social media following, HW Search and Select source the highest calibre of candidates in the Purchasing industry. Focusing mainly on senior roles in the Procurement & Buying and Commercial & Contracts sub-sectors, we hire for roles including Commercial Directors, Procurement Specialists and Senior Buyers. We scour Europe, USA and United Arab Emirates to find the best Purchasing specialists for your business.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
    • Church Bank, Manchester, Bolton, BL1 1HX
    • Room 217, 162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, W1B 5TG
  • Sarah Harvey Recruitment Limited

    Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 20 years specialising in Commercial, Technical, Healthcare and Executive recruitment. Based in Leamington, Sarah Harvey have developed a reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
    Coverage UK, Europe.
    • 37 Chandos Street, Leamington Spa, Midlands, Warwickshire, CV32 4RL
  • Farringdon James

    For all your Recruitment needs across the South West contact Farringdon James today!
    Coverage South West
    • 19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ
    • 19 Duke Street, Cornwall, St Austell, PL25 5PQ
  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    At FlexPlus we challenge ourselves to deliver the highest quality of Purchasing staff in record times and more cost effectively than anyone else. We have been going for over well over 20 years and are part of a billion dollar staffing group. The range of recruitment options we offer our clients and the sheer power of our recruitment technology set us apart from our competitors. Call/email us today for an exceptional staffing service.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Intro Recruitment

    Cips Purchasing Administrators, Expeditors, Planners, Buyers
    Coverage North West England
    • 27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN
  • Connect Appointments

    At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers permanent recruitment services as well as contract staffing solutions for clients throughout Scotland. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Trades & Labour (UK) Limited

    Focusing wholly on Procurement and Buying within Construction, Trades & Labour (UK) Limited fill roles including Buyers, Procurement Officers and Purchasing Specialists. We work with you every step of the way advising both clients and candidates to find bespoke talent which will increase profitability and work well in your current team. We help clients find staff for jobs of all levels, whether it be permanent, temporary or contract positions.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • Dial House, Govett Avenue, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW178AG
  • Interaction Commercial Recruitment

    At Interaction Recruitment, we have grown into reputable and respected commercial recruiters and devote an entire division to dealing with all purchasing staff enquiries. From procurement specialists to merchandisers, we afford organisations access to a database of quality purchasing professionals who have all been assessed to the highest industry standards. Our top candidates are CIPS qualified and ready to be supplied for nationwide vacancies.
    Coverage UK wide
    28 Offices Nationwide
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA

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