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Interim Senior Buyer Capex £350 p/d

Interim Senior Buyer Capex £350 p/d

  • Location

    Essex, England

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £350 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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A global leader in offshore engineering with recent private equity backing is undertaking a complete procurement transformation. An urgent requirement has arisen for an experienced Senior Buyer to join a newly expanding procurement team, which is being created to drive this transformation.

This is an interim role offering between £250-£350 p/d Inside IR35 for a candidate to be based in Essex or Aberdeen - some flexibility with regards to remote working will be possible.

Your category focus will be across shipping and offshore engineering procurement. You will be joining a team-focussed environment with an open culture, focused on collaboration, opportunity creation, and driving value.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience managing spend on major Capex projects particularly related to shipping or offshore engineering.
  • A background in engineering, shipping, oil and gas or other related industries will be a significant advantage.
  • A demonstrable history of achieving savings in tactical procurement positions.
  • The ability to effectively manage stakeholders building collaborative relationships across functions both internally and externally in a global business.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure delivery of procurement fundamentals of compliance, contracts, risk etc. within the relevant category areas.
  • Support contract management and negotiation.
  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects.
  • Place and follow-up on purchase orders.
  • Manage problems and schedule changes.
  • Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations.
  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews.
  • Advises Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field.
  • Contributes to project as a team member or leads small projects.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to support strategy and procurement development within the category understanding supply costs and pricing on a global basis.

This is an extremely urgent requirement so if it is of interest please apply immediately and contact to find out more.