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Buyer

Buyer

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stuart Brown

  • Contact email:

    stuart.brown@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    11348_1523284755

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-09

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

Role:

Your goal is to ensure that spend potential is maximised across the breadth of the function

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to ensure alignment, deliver value for money and achieve the strategic aims.
  • 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 looking after an educational procurement function is advantageous
  • Ideally, Degree and CIPS qualified/working toward