Beaumont Select


Farnborough, Hampshire
Competitive remuneration package
17 May 2018
17 Jun 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Buyer - CIT to progress within a Multinational organisation, and a FTSE 250 company. Previous experience required within an Engineering/Defence or similar environment…

Our client, a multinational organisation and market leader within its field, is looking for an ambitious, confident and outgoing Buyer to join its growing team.  Due to significant project wins, they are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer with experience of cyber information technology within the Defence, Aerospace or Engineering industries to help support these major contracts.

This role is positioned within the Procurement team working on Bidding and Programmes, with a strong emphasis on stakeholder interaction & engagement as well as working closely with bid and project teams.

The role is accountable for the ownership and execution of the subcontracting plan, incorporating preparation of the procurement strategy and documents, sourcing, negotiation, data collection and analysis and, managing communication with suppliers and internal customers.


  • Supply chains underpinning strategic campaigns, projects and programmes within UK and internationally

  • Developing strong relationships with stakeholders

  • Travel and attend meetings, as required within UK or internationally

  • Providing advice and guidance on best practice sourcing to the organisation

  • Ensuring the provision of accurate cost information

  • Keeping up-to-date with customers’ priorities, needs and expectations

  • Execution of sourcing plans, implementation of change programs and support to the development of supplier partnerships

  • Delivering with precision, through adherence to procurement and corporate processes

  • Reporting against targets within Procurement and the business

  • Seeking & harnessing innovative solutions from existing and future supply chain partners


  • Previous knowledge and experience within bidding, is desirable

  • Practical experience on use of procurement systems

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills

  • Good interpersonal communications and the ability to work independently with multiple projects and across different businesses teams

  • Relevant and transferable knowledge within defence and/or technology industries

  • Problem solving and ability to see the bigger picture

  • Independent worker with high degree of professionalism and integrity

  • Results driven and delivery oriented

  • Emotionally intelligent and comfortably relates to many different types of people   

Security clearance will be required

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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