Operational Buyer - Carnforth

Recruiter
Location
Carnforth
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
J10366
Contact
Laura Marshall
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Operational Buyer - Carnforth

1st Executive have been exclusively retained to work on an Operational Buyer Vacancy in Carnforth. You will be managing low level low risk procurement across a range of sites within the business. You will therefore need to be able to travel across the region.

Key accountabilities:

  • Review requisitions against standard rules.
  • Identify appropriate purchase route for delivery of service / goods to include supplier selection and commercial terms / payment method.
  • Management of regional tender activity in a timely manner, ensuring effective communication with stakeholders is maintained throughout.
  • Record tender and added value benefits on a monthly basis to support the Procurement roadmap targets.
  • Management of supplier catalogues in conjunction with Group Procurement ensuring all catalogue content is correct and covers required spend areas.
  • Channelling local and adhoc spend into preferred supplier catalogues
  • Centralisation and management of all contracts outside of national contracts.
  • Approval of contracts to be undertaken by Group Procurement Director or appropriate Legal Director.
  • Support contract creation outside of national contracts.
  • Achieve strong, collaborative, and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.

Essential Experience:

  • 3yrs General Procurement experience in a number of key category areas.
  • Knowledge of purchasing systems.
  • Drafting and development of performance metrics (SLAs and KPIs).
  • Assisting end users in drafting and developing specifications, statements of work etc...
  • Drafting tender documentation.
  • Management of the tender process.
  • Gravitas to influence at all levels of management.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Working to and recording delivery of key financial targets and KPI's.
  • "Can do" attitude relentless in the pursuit of targets and achievement of objectives

If you are interested in this Operational Buyer - Carnforth role then please do get in touch on 01483 212183