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Senior Buyer - Professional Services - £45k + Benefits

Senior Buyer - Professional Services - £45k + Benefits

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum + + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Marcos Rana

  • Contact email:

    marcos.rana@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    J13535-24102019_1571923705

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join a world-leading general insurer based in Guildford. The role is offering up to £45k + benefits and offers great progression opportunities.

Role:

  • Partner and develop effective relationships within professional service teams to ensure the right supplier base is in place that delivers the right quality, price & required due diligence
  • Conduct market analysis, negotiation and contracting activities with suppliers based on strategic aspects and TCO approach
  • Conduct tactical and strategic sourcing projects (including vendor screening) via approved channels and facilitates storage of associated contracts as per agreed processes
  • Manage risk through robust due diligence practices in alignment with existing guidance and processes

Experience:

  • A Minimum 2 years' experience of managing/working in the Professional Services / Consulting procurement category (ideally in challenging corporate environment)
  • Proven track record of identifying and delivering cost savings and other added value
  • Knowledge of Contract Law and the ability to work alongside the in-house legal team for contract negotiations
  • Any experience within Claims/Insurance procurement would be extremely beneficial but not essential.

If you are interested in discussing the Buyer role, please contact Marcos on 01483 212183.