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Job: Buyer

Job Details

  • South Wales
  • £40,000
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref.:MG8424

Job Details

  • South Wales
  • £40,000
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref.:MG8424

A leading service sector business currently has an opportunity to join their team as a Buyer.

The Role: Lead on delivering assigned sourcing events to support the delivery of the annual Procurement Plan including:

  • Data collection and preparation;
    • Supply market analysis and benchmarking
    • Stakeholder identification and management
    • Contribute and lead stakeholder engagement sessions
    • Support stakeholders in the development of detailed specifications
    • Effective and efficient utilisation of the E-Procurement Solution
    • Post tender analysis
    • Develop award recommendations
    • Drafting of contract documents
    • Contribute and lead on supplier negotiations
    • Implementing new Contract / Suppliers arrangements and deploying them throughout the business.
  • Maintain the category to ensure the optimum number of suitably competent and fully accredited suppliers are available for use by the business
  • Ensuring ongoing business stakeholder compliance with procurement policy, procedures and processes
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and performance improvement of the Procurement Team through the active participation in both current and future development projects
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of records associated with sourcing, contracting and vendor activities

The Candidate: Buyer

  • Significant procurement experience from a services, manufacturing, utilities or construction environment
  • Ideally holds a CIPS qualification
  • Working knowledge of SAP R/3
  • Proven negotiation and tender management experience in an EU compliant environment
  • Excellent communication skills including written, oral and IT
  • Highly numerate, able to analyse, interpret complex financial models and forecasts and clearly present justification, business cases, strategy etc.

Job Details

  • South Wales
  • £40,000
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref.:MG8424

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