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Buyer - £38K

Buyer - £38K

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Claire Shipman

  • Contact email:

    claire.shipman@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    38000

  • Salary low:

    28000

  • Job ref:

    J14578_1615797080

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Buyer - £38K

Are you an ambitious individual looking to develop your career in Procurement & Supplier Management? Our client is an innovative, dynamic and agile market leader. This is a fantastic development opportunity for an ambitious, hungry and driven individual, ideally demonstrating some commercial procurement & supplier management experience, and with a desire to fast-track their career in a Procurement & Supplier Management function undergoing significant transformation.

Role: Working as part of a small team of commercially minded, innovative Procurement & Supplier Management professionals, you will be provided with an opportunity to provide valuable commercial support across a broad portfolio of business critical supplier contracts.

With a large pipeline of imminent projects this is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop a range of Procurement & Supplier Management skills - encompassing Spend Analysis, Supplier Analysis, Tendering, e-sourcing and e-procurement. You will be provided with fantastic opportunities to support the full end to end tender process, helping compose RFI and RFP documents whilst being involved in the analysis and review of associated supplier responses. In turn, you will support supplier negotiations and benefit from hands-on coaching and mentoring in negotiation scenario's. You will work closely with the team to help prepare presentations and market insight for presentation to key stakeholders. As such, it is expected that you build relationships and work closely with both existing and potential suppliers in order to leverage valuable market insight in order to help support all aspects of performance improvement.

Experience:

  • Demonstrates Indirect Procurement or Supplier / Contract Management experience
  • Experience gained in a 'blue-chip' environment
  • Analytical and logical nature, highly numerate with some experience of using Excel & PowerPoint
  • Some experience of using ARIBA would preferred
  • Confident communicator with an engaging personality
  • Degree qualified

This is an urgent requirement, so if interested, please apply ASAP and any questions please email claire.shipman@1st-executive.com / call 01483213310