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Senior Buyer

Reference13848430001_370724
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorConstruction, Infrastructure
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CityWarwick
LocationsHerefordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 August 2017

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The Senior Buyer role for the Construction Services organisation requires a strategic focus and category management of a varied mix of indirect services totalling a spend of c£10M.

Client Details

Michael Page Procurement are currently working with a fantastic Construction Services organisation to find a new Senior Buyer to join their team.

Description

As a Senior Buyer within this Construction Services organisation you will:


- Ensure project requirements are met and best value deals are negotiated to meet and exceed savings targets
- Manage total annual spend typically up to approximately £10 million per annum and higher risk/ complexity
- Develop future plans for own spend areas including savings & delivery, Safety & Sustainability performance targets
- Lead “multi-disciplinary” source teams through ITT process for contracts over £100k or higher risk to select best supplier
- Negotiate agreements for Project that support on time delivery and meet Safety & Sustainability requirements
- Manage team meetings/ project timescales for source team activities, including communication to stakeholders and decision makers
- Negotiate supplier agreements at bid stage for nominated projects
- Manage compliance with processes and ensure quality standards are maintained across the team(s), recommending improvements where necessary





Profile

The successful candidate for this Senior Buyer position will demonstrate the following capabilities;

Category Management knowledge
The ability to set up a source team & run successful tenders/ ITTs
Good understanding of legal frameworks and contract law
Working knowledge of Oracle/ P-cards etc.
The ability to understand customer & business needs, and to prioritise work accordingly
Must be willing to travel between sites
Experience in the Rail, Construction or Manufacturing/ Industrial environment desirable



Job Offer

This role is on offer to candidates up to £40,000 + benefits.

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