Procurement Buyer - £40K - Progressive role
A Buyer is required to work for a world leading, forward thinking University. They are innovative and cutting edge as well as one of Europe's most entrepreneurial universities who enable high quality research through a broad range of social, policy and economic impacts.
You will provide professional procurement services and commercial expertise to all the University's internal customers as well as working with Procurement Managers in identifying category management and supplier relationship management opportunities.
Work with Procurement Managers to develop strategies
Coordinate and action high value/high risk tendering processes
Interface with internal customers
Structure the results of negotiations and liase with suppliers in amending and agreeing contracts
Monitor market prices against contractual agreements
Lead the implementation of University wide agreements for your category area
Represent the University and its needs on several higher education procurement networks
Procurement experience gained in general Indirect environment
Experience of tendering high value agreements and negotiating with suppliers
Experience of building strong relationships with customers internally and externally
Excellent computer skills and analytical skilss
Some experience of implementing category management plans
For a more detailed job description please contact me as soon as possible on 01483 213302 or email at[email removed]