Beaumont Select

Buyer - Generalist Indirects

South East
£40-45k + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc
04 Jul 2017
03 Aug 2017
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Joining one of the largest energy companies in Europe, you will develop your procurement career within a fast paced, multi-cultural environment….     

As an up and coming procurement specialist, you will be joining an industry leading, energy services company, where you will have the scope to make an impact in a reorganised procurement function.

This will be a role where you will use your Indirects Procurement experience, managing both pre-contract sourcing activity and post-contract supplier relationship management.

You will be working with key stakeholders and the Procurement Managers in order to support the Business in order to develop and manage a suite of contracts, meeting the ambition of the Business.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • The post holder will be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or a student member working towards the professional qualification, or alternatively willing to qualify under sponsorship.

  • Demonstrated stakeholder management skills with experience and ability in working with and advising Senior Management.

  • Experience of developing supply chain strategies for IT and/or Marketing categories would be beneficial but generalist Indirects experience is also suitable.

  • A good level of understanding of contract and commercial law and sound understanding of contractual terms and conditions.

  • Experience in Bid Process Management including supplier sourcing, documentation, evaluation and selection and managing the tendering and award of contracts for high value multidiscipline contracts.

  • Experienced in negotiating high value contracts.

  • Commercial acumen, being able to understand complex commercial issues, and drive complex commercial negotiations to conclusion.

  • Team Player with proven experience working with cross functional teams.

  • Project planning skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business