Buyer

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
13889298/001
Contact
Alexander Anderson
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A role which focuses on sourcing services to facilitates a multi-national bank.

Process/contract analysis and negotiating with suppliers to create savings.

Client Details

My client is a global leader in cost optimisation which works within the finance sector. They have a great reputation with their employers and manage spends of EUR 4 Billion annually.

Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Procurement of professional services are the main and most important responsibility
  • Stakeholder management
  • Analyse and summarise supplier's commercial proposals
  • Challenging technical requirement understanding the end to end process
  • Maintain relationships with existing carriers
  • Advise client of the suppliers to be selected and selection criteria, developing different award scenarios

Profile

The successful candidate will have:

  • Understanding of comprehensive procurement processes

  • Be familiar/ comfortable with a process driven environment (desirable)
  • Graduate degree or/and CIPS level 4 (or equivalent)

  • Demonstrable ability in analysis and interpretation of data

  • Broad knowledge of indirect sourcing of categories such as (IT, legal, logistics, marketing, professional services)

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Good at problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Good understanding of IT programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) (critical)

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive a salary of up to £45,000 + generous benefits

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