Buyer (FM) - £28K

Recruiter
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
GBP28000 per annum +
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
28 Sep 2017
Ref
J10639
Contact
Laura Marshall
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role:

The Buyer will be responsible for providing commercial support to the Procurement Manager and Head of Procurement; conducting spend data analysis, supplier performance management, cost modelling and analytical support services across all indirect spend categories. This is a critical role that will contribute to the success of the Commercial Business Unit providing a detailed layer of spend & data analysis in order to support the design and implementation of category strategies & sourcing plans in turn managing savings performance data and maintaining an accurate contracts database.

  • Ensuring purchases/orders remain primarily focussed with national or preferred suppliers.
  • Ensuring that all buying activities are carried out in accordance with procurement processes and highlighting any non-compliances to the individual for rectification and reporting to the Senior Buyer.
  • Working with junior and transactional buying resource to ensure operational needs are satisfied and a high level of service maintained.
  • Continually reviewing existing supply deals and benchmarking prices to ensure best value is constantly obtained.
  • Ensuring that the best way to buy ie Precision Pay, CAFM, Dynamics is assessed regularly across all areas of spend.
  • Carrying out key supplier reviews in accordance with the latest forms and guidance.

Experience:

  • Candidates should present some experience of operating as a Buyer
  • FM procurement experience desirable
  • Excellent ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • Working knowledge of P2P systems, Precision to Pay, CAFM
  • Ideally Degree or MCIPS qualified