Senior Buyer

Location
London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + Package
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Closes
10 Sep 2018
Ref
1808-21.75
Contact
jobsPH
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Award winning procurement function within a leading Aerospace & Defence organisation aggressively seeks a smart, innovative Senior Buyer

With an excellent training scheme and a pre-mapped route to procurement leadership, this is an excellent opportunity for any ambitious procurement specialist. You will be working within a close-knit team with an outstanding reputation for staff development and a high-percentage of home-grown Directors.

On offer is a tailored career development path, centred on your individual skillset, in an organisation renowned for its agile company culture and meritocratic work environment.

As Senior Buyer you will:

  • The role will involve managing multi-million pound spend across various indirect procurement categories.
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders and key suppliers to push through new procurement initiatives and secure cost savings
  • Developing, implementing and managing customer management plans to build & ensure good working relationships with staff, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert and focal point on all Procurement and Supply Chain related issues
  • Leading the required tendering, negotiation, placement and contract of major subcontracts for defined areas of responsibility
  • Setting up, developing and implementing contract management protocols for major contracts

Required qualifications & experience:-

  • 2-3+ years Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management experience, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Understanding and experience of working within an aerospace / defence organisation
  • Understanding of engineering service bids and programmes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes or regulatory requirements desired not essential
  • Procurement / strategic sourcing / buying experience within complex global organisations
  • Degree & CIPS qualifications preferred though not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of a growing, award winning procurement function. You will enjoy a friendly and professional work environment and have a fast-track promotion route.

Apply in via jobsph@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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