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Senior Buyer - Professional Services

Senior Buyer - Professional Services

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + + package

  • Contact:

    James Geens

  • Contact email:

    james.geens@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    J13487_1571045312

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

One of the largest general insurers in the UK and largest property and casualty insurer in the world is looking for a Senior Buyer - Professional Services. This role will cover a broad range of challenges which are not limited to; contract management, running tenders, working closely with key stakeholders and strategic service to the internal team.

Location: Guildford

Position: Senior Buyer - Professional services

Salary: up to £45k + package

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:

  • 3- 5 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 ability to work alongside our in-house legal team for contract negotiations

If you are interested in discussing the Buyer role, please contact James Geens on 01483 213303 or apply below.