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Operational Buyer - Leicester

Operational Buyer - Leicester

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Marshall

  • Contact email:

    laura.marshall@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    40000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    J10941_1518006305

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Operational Buyer - Leicester

1st Executive have been exclusively retained to work on an Operational Buyer Vacancy in Leicester. You will be managing low level low risk procurement across a range of sites within the business. You will therefore need to be able to travel across the region.

Key accountabilities:

  • Review requisitions against standard rules.
  • Identify appropriate purchase route for delivery of service / goods to include supplier selection and commercial terms / payment method.
  • Management of regional tender activity in a timely manner, ensuring effective communication with stakeholders is maintained throughout.
  • Record tender and added value benefits on a monthly basis to support the Procurement roadmap targets.
  • Management of supplier catalogues in conjunction with Group Procurement ensuring all catalogue content is correct and covers required spend areas.
  • Channelling local and adhoc spend into preferred supplier catalogues
  • Centralisation and management of all contracts outside of national contracts.
  • Approval of contracts to be undertaken by Group Procurement Director or appropriate Legal Director.
  • Support contract creation outside of national contracts.
  • Achieve strong, collaborative, and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.

Essential Experience:

  • 3yrs General Procurement experience in a number of key category areas.
  • Experience in Construction or Manufacturing industries
  • Knowledge of purchasing systems.
  • Drafting and development of performance metrics (SLAs and KPIs).
  • Assisting end users in drafting and developing specifications, statements of work etc...
  • Drafting tender documentation.
  • Management of the tender process.
  • Gravitas to influence at all levels of management.
  • Working to and recording delivery of key financial targets and KPI's.

If you are interested in this Operational Buyer - Leicester role then please do get in touch on 01483 212183