Senior Buyer - £33k

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP33000 per annum +
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Ref
11286
Contact
Stuart Brown
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

1st Executive is recruiting on behalf of a high-profile Public Services institution. Our client seeks to recruit a Senior Buyer to look after the Educational category - this is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation investing heavily in the continued growth of their Procurement capability.

Role:

Your goal is to ensure that spend potential is maximised and achieves the best value for money across your team.

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to ensure alignment, deliver value for money and achieve the strategic aims.
  • Directly managing a team of buyer in the delivery of project within the function.
  • Implementation of procurement strategy and objectives such as spend profiling, opportunity analysis and procurement benchmarking, smarter sourcing in relation to both pre and post tender processes.
  • Deliver and manage procurement's above a specified spend level from source to contract, and overseeing the effective implementation of the contract award process
  • Delivering Key Cross Functional Projects across the business

Experience:

  • Experience working in the Public Sector is preferred
  • Experience of delivering end to end tender exercises in line with OJEU
  • Experience managing and leading a team within a procurement function
  • Experience looking after an educational procurement function is advantageous
  • Ideally, Degree and CIPS qualified