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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Town/CityNorth West England
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 February 2019

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My client is looking for a talented Senior Buyer to lead procurement and contract management activity for National Programmes work for large project which will include developing, implementing and managing a range of R&D contracts and agreements with third party suppliers on an initial 2 year FTC.

Client Details

My client is a leading nuclear organisation based out of the North West that are continually pushing the technological boundaries and that are looking for a talented Senior Buyer to join their team on an initial 2 year FTC


The Role

  • Work with the Account Management Team to develop and sign-off a Procurement Plan, identifying requirements for the delivery of work supporting the National Programme
  • Identify and deliver value adding opportunities from the supply chain and/or by making internal process improvements.
  • Lead negotiations / tender exercises.
  • Assist in the collation and presentation of procurement based reports.
  • Assist individuals with issues and problems on a local site by site basis.
  • Provide guidance / support to members of the Procurement team and broader business community.
  • Provide assistance and support to the Procurement Managers within the business as and when required.
  • Meeting the targets and timescales set out in the Procurement Plan
  • Production of procurement reports and analysis in line with periodic reporting.
  • Use of appropriate terms & conditions.


The Person

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a procurement or commercial environment.
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or working towards a Professional membership.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing bespoke/complex contracts.
  • Ability to understand technical requirements.
  • Experience of managing a multiple contracts concurrently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – confidence, drive, challenge, influencing skills,
  • Experience in the area of Grant Funding, Research and Development and/or Government Programmes
  • Knowledge of Agresso
  • General commercial / business experience.
  • OJEU compliant would be beneficial

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £43k plus competitive package on an initial 2 year Fixed Term Contract

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