Senior Buyer

Location
Warwick
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum +
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Ref
13848430/001
Contact
Jasmin Roberts
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Senior Buyer role for the Construction Services organisation requires a strategic focus and category management of a varied mix of indirect services totalling a spend of c£10M.

Client Details

Michael Page Procurement are currently working with a fantastic Construction Services organisation to find a new Senior Buyer to join their team.

Description

As a Senior Buyer within this Construction Services organisation you will:


- Ensure project requirements are met and best value deals are negotiated to meet and exceed savings targets
- Manage total annual spend typically up to approximately £10 million per annum and higher risk/ complexity
- Develop future plans for own spend areas including savings & delivery, Safety & Sustainability performance targets
- Lead "multi-disciplinary" source teams through ITT process for contracts over £100k or higher risk to select best supplier
- Negotiate agreements for Project that support on time delivery and meet Safety & Sustainability requirements
- Manage team meetings/ project timescales for source team activities, including communication to stakeholders and decision makers
- Negotiate supplier agreements at bid stage for nominated projects
- Manage compliance with processes and ensure quality standards are maintained across the team(s), recommending improvements where necessary

Profile

The successful candidate for this Senior Buyer position will demonstrate the following capabilities;

Category Management knowledge
The ability to set up a source team & run successful tenders/ ITTs
Good understanding of legal frameworks and contract law
Working knowledge of Oracle/ P-cards etc.
The ability to understand customer & business needs, and to prioritise work accordingly
Must be willing to travel between sites
Experience in the Rail, Construction or Manufacturing/ Industrial environment desirable

Job Offer

This role is on offer to candidates up to £40,000 + benefits.