South West Senior Buyer - £40000

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Company car,Pension scheme
21 Sep 2017
21 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

South West Senior Buyer, Major Transformation Project - Newly Invested Procurement Function - Bristol - £40000 - 50000 + Benefits - Market Leading UK Firm

Are you looking to develop a Greenfield procurement project and truly establish value for price?

A UK leading firm are seeking a Senior Buyer to innovate the development of their transforming procurement function. You will be accountable for the South West region, working on local and regional initiatives, initiating and securing relationships with Small-Medium Enterprises to deliver best value for price in both Indirect and Direct spend, within this market-leading Mechanical and Electrical firm.

Responsibilities of the Procurement Senior Buyer:-

  • Initiating Best in Class streamlining techniques to establish the regional procurement function. You will be focusing on strategic sourcing through implementing fruitful cost-saving methods. This includes pioneering specific commodity/service requirements, RFP/quotation management and bid analysis, to successful contract management.

  • Advising stakeholders as part of strategic Best in Class sourcing to further develop relationships and demonstrate yourself as an expert within the mechanical and electrical field.

  • Developing key relationships with Small-Medium Enterprises (SME) across the South West region to implement a value-for-cost system that exemplifies the procurement function.

Qualities of the Procurement Senior Buyer:-

  • Expertise in the procurement space with focus on mechanical and electrical goods and services. A deep knowledge of specifics within these subcategories are necessary.
  • Previous experience within the industrial procurement space.
  • A 2:1 degree classification and CIPS is desirable but not an absolute requirement.

If you are looking to enter a UK leading company, join an unwavering team, and establish their newly invested procurement function, this could be the opportunity you've been looking for.

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