Senior Buyer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Bedfordshire, Bedford
Salary
£28675 per annum
Posted
12 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Sep 2016
Ref
5377
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Construction
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Key Accountabilities

*Manage whole procurement process for allocated multiple projects covering plant, materials and sub-contract purchasing - at both pre & post contract award stages.
*Monitor and report by project and purchasing success/savings and contribution to profit line
*Produce tender and purchasing documents for supplier and sub-contract requirements.
*Ability to accurately analyse spend/purchasing data, with the ability to present findings in a clear and coherent manner to underpin any business recommendations.
*Co-Ordination of procurement projects involving; investigation collation analysis and presentation of supplier and purchasing data / information
*Gain expert knowledge within our core market, and to be able to offer technical support to sites and tender process in area's of material and service supply
*Regular interaction with suppliers, project teams, estimating & accounts providing support, advice and co-ordination on all purchasing and supply matters - involving some travel to projects and suppliers.
*To be able to work independently using your own initiative, but to also be able to be a key team member.
*Apply best practice parameters to the role whilst and the same time ensuring defined company delegated authority limits and group corporate governance are adhered to.
*Positively contribute to the continuous improvement of the purchasing function and business as a whole.

Job requirements
*Experience of working within a busy purchasing environment
*Background ideally in construction procurement or building material supply preferred
*Numerate with excellent attention to detail
*Strong IT skills: MS Office & Purchasing ERP
*CIPS Qualified or an interest in pursuing study route to gain qualification
*Assertive, Clear Communicator
*Highly Ethical Manner, as a minimum working within CIPS Code of Conduct, and groups corporate governance
*Strong Analytical, reporting and negotiation skills

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