Beaumont Select

Senior Buyer - IT

7 days left

Location
West Sussex
Salary
£40k + health + bonus
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
JO-04517
Job Level
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A unique IT Senior Buyer opportunity has arisen to join this Independently owned, IT systems organisation who are one of the leaders in their field in the UK…

This is a key, hands on role responsible for all aspects of the strategic development of the supply chain management and providing an operational input to develop an effective and efficient procurement platform.

This is a very much a 'hands on' role and you will need to enjoy working in a fast paced services environment.


  Senior Buyer - IT Responsibilities will include:

  • Define the purchasing strategy based on corporate strategy, suppliers’ market and business needs
  • Lead purchasing projects to select the best suppliers and deliver optimized value
  • Manage the sell through network on contracts against SLA’s and to Business Unit stakeholders & experts’ requirements
  • Manage the relations with the suppliers at C Level (contract, implementation, performance and innovation)
  • Build the tools, process and indicators to value the actual savings & other benefits delivered
  • Manage supplier rebate programmes to ensure that the Company derives optimum benefit and returns
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and ensure that robust contingencies are in place for critical items (alternate suppliers/items, risk mitigation plans etc)
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Ensure accurate reporting of Procurement key performance measures (operational metrics, savings, quality, customer service etc.)
  • Advise, review, negotiate and draft legal documents, whilst managing a large and varied workload and engaging with senior stakeholders

Skills required:

  • Significant experience and expertise in Purchasing Information Systems & Technology services contracts and supplies including successful design and implementation of strategies
  • Experience in negotiating and managing Software, Unified Comms and Data Centre contracts
  • Knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes
  • Effective leadership, technology expertise and project management skills with a proven ability to drive cross functional project teams in a matrix organisation 

 

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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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