Operational Buyer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Southampton
Salary
GBP8.78 - GBP8.78 per hour +
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
3111874
Contact
Melissa Richards
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Public Sector
Hours
Full Time

A large organisation based in Southampton are seeking a Operational Buyer to join them on a temp basis.


Your new company

A large Public Sector organisation based in Southampton are seeking a Operational Buyer to join them on a temporary basis for 3-6 months

Your new role

The operational buyer role is an essential role in the purchase to pay process.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist day to day procurement knowledge
  • Processing all orders assigned
  • Maintenance of the Supply Chain Catalogues & Queries
  • Provide user assistance to end users for the off contract stationary spend referring back to catalogues
  • Setting up small to medium contracts
  • Increasing catalogue spend
  • Reducing non-pay spend
  • Reducing the numbers of low value invoices
  • Improving Management Information



What you'll need to succeed

If you are looking to gain further experience in the Procurement world, this is the ideal role for you.

  • Previous procurement / purchasing experience
  • CIPS / Studying towards
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel


What you'll get in return

This is an excellent opportunity to gain further knowledge and work as part of a large public sector organisation within a growing procurement team.


What you need to do now

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