£250 - £350 per day
4 months ago
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.
- 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.
- 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 Jamie.firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.