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Junior Buyer / Buyer - £35K

Junior Buyer / Buyer - £35K

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Brad Mills

  • Contact email:

    brad.mills@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    35000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    J12848_1562164541

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Junior Buyer / Buyer - £35k - Bedfordshire / Cambridgeshire

Are you an ambitious individual looking to fast-track your career in Procurement? Our client, a leading UK 'Blue-Chip', is looking to recruit a Junior Buyer / Buyer within their Procurement function. This is a fantastic development role for an individual with procurement experience, and with a desire to fast-track their career in a Procurement function undergoing significant transformation and up-skilling.

Role:

The jobholder will support a Procurement Leader, and will assist with the procurement of Goods & Services on a site basis. With a large pipeline of imminent projects this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of Procurement skills including spend analysis, market research, supplier identification, contract negotiation, as well as post-contract supplier performance and contractual adherence. The jobholder will be expected to lead the procurement of low to medium complexity and risk, goods and services and will have responsibility for your own category of materials or spare parts. Furthermore, the jobholder will use Excel and Power Point to create MI and reporting packs for presentation to key stakeholders.

Experience:

This is an excellent opportunity to enter the procurement function of a prestigious 'Blue-Chip' organisation. Ideally you will have a desire to undertake the CIPS qualification, and to pursue procurement as a career:

  • Demonstrates some experience of operating in a Junior Buyer or Buyer capacity
  • Experience of using e-sourcing tools
  • Analytical and logical nature, highly numerate with demonstrable experience of using Excel
  • Confident communicator with an engaging personality
  • Ideally Degree qualified

If you are interested to discussing the Junior Buyer / Buyer role, please give Brad Mills a call on 01483 212 190 / brad.mills@1st-executive.com or apply below.