Beaumont Select

Junior Buyer

London (Central)
£350-400 per day
05 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017
Job Level
Buyer, Consultant, Manager
Full Time

Cracking opportunity to get stuck into a big project with a global Financial Services organisation.  Mainly FM related but also other Indirects...

This is an initial 12 month contract likely to be extended.

You will support the Procurement activities for Category specific work streams within Group Procurement - Covering Corporate Services (including building fit-out and FM services).

Reporting to the Group Procurement Managers (who in turn report into the Head of Procurement) and supporting outputs to the Head of Procurement and the Project Director as required.

The main focus of this role is a major office move.  Also, some BAU.

You will need FM buying experience.  Any other categories are helpful but not essential.

Overview of Key Duties:

  • Responsible for supporting the planning, background preparation and end-to-end Procurement processes for property and FM procurement work streams to deliver the procurement requirements of multiple stakeholders within Corporate Services, Property and IT

  • Project Management - Plan, manage and report on the sequence of activities required to be undertaken by Procurement to extend existing and let new contracts in preparation for the move to the new headquarters and the release of the current estate

  • Action Tracking - Develop, plan and manage key action tracking schedules for Procurement to manage stakeholder deliverables highlighting risks, issues and resource requirements for all appropriate packages

  • Meeting Schedules - Develop, plan and manage meeting schedules to support stakeholder procurement requirements. Assist Group Procurement Managers with procurement meetings by producing agendas, progress reports, slide decks and meeting minutes (as required)

  • Due Diligence - Undertake market testing, ‘due diligence’ and other background / reference checks on suppliers involved in tender exercises using standard templates and credit check tools

  • Tender Support - Produce draft pre-qualification, tender and other procurement related documentation to enable fast-track completion by the Group Procurement Managers in conjunction with stakeholders

  • Tender Evaluation - Undertake compliance checks on pre-qualification and tender returns; populate evaluation matrices and provide technical summaries to assist the Group Procurement Managers in the selection process

  • Tender Exercises - Direct management of low risk contract extension and tender exercises as directed by the Group Procurement Managers

  • Management Reports - Assist the Group Procurement Managers with the updating of weekly, monthly and other ad-hoc reports required by the Head of Procurement and Project Director

  • Contract Recommendation Reports - Assist the Group Procurement Managers with the collation of information for contract recommendation reports and associated business cases

  • Document Management - Maintenance of procurement records within the team’s allocated directories and databases including the creation of suitable folder hierarchies for ease of document reference

General Duties:

  • Work within the overall Programme Management and Group Procurement structures in order to support the realisation of targeted objectives across the broader development, fit-out and relocation project according to agreed timescales, budgets and resource levels

  • Support the move to agile Procurement and ways of working in advance of the move to the new building

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with both Group Procurement Managers; the wider Procurement Team, business stakeholders, project internal customers and suppliers

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