Interim Senior Buyer

Location
Warwick
Salary
£400 - £450 per day
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Ref
123103462
Contact
Chris Bradley
Job Level
Buyer, Consultant, Manager
Hours
Full Time
Interim Senior Buyer
Warwick
6 Month Contract
£400 --£450 per day


Are you an experienced Procurement Professional? Do you have experience managing large scale Strategic Procurement projects for a major Blue Chip business, ideally with utilities experience? Are you looking for the opportunity to play a pivotal part in one of the UK's biggest businesses?

Requirements:
• You will be responsible for a range of Direct spend and services.
• The main focus of this role will be running tendering events
• Need to have a technical background, technically led thinking
• Experienced in a gated procurement environment
• Need to have the right mind set where they will challenge efficiency of a product or good – not the cost.
• Self Starter, with the ability to hit deadlines
• Ability to engage with senior stakeholders
• You will be an excellent communicator, have strong negotiating and analytical skills.
• Track record of delivering technically complex programmes, recognising interdependencies, overcoming technical challenges and managing suppliers.
• Understanding of category management and strategic sourcing processes
• Experience in the utilities sector preferred