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Capital Equipment Buyer

Capital Equipment Buyer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    38000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    J13060_1562661220

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-08

  • Startdate:

    09/07/2019

  • Consultant:

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Capital Equipment Buyer

Our client is a Major Healthcare Organisation who are seeking an experienced Capex/Services Buyer, supporting the Category Manager and Head of Indirects & Capital Sourcing to identify and drive further value-added benefits in supply and cost reduction in Indirects and Capital product spend across the business.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop sourcing strategies for all relevant spend categories
  • Manage and develop strong supplier relationships
  • Engage with stakeholders in the business managing relationships to achieve cost savings required
  • Develop tender documentation, executing end to end tendering process and manage supplier queries
  • Support Category Managers in supplier negotiations, and interact with Buyers to share best practice and knowledge
  • Ensure pricing accuracy in information systems
  • Prepare savings report for relevant categories by working with the Procurement Business Analyst
  • Take control of the purchase of materials, equipment and instruments for the business, establishing agreements and negotiating best price

Person Specification:

  • Relevant experience in sourcing either capital products or services
  • MCIPS desirable (or working towards MCIPS)
  • Good IT literacy including MS PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to work in a matrix management environment
  • Ideal experience within the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels