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Date Added: Fri 04/12/2020


Dewsbury, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25000 - £37000 / annually

Our client based in Dewsbury are currently recruiting for a Buyer for there Procurement Team.

The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that the supply chain needs of the business are met for goods and services essential to on-going operations. You will be required to purchase a wide variety of goods and services, whilst taking a lead role in the continuous improvement of both P2P and supplier management whilst working towards an aggressive savings target. 

Key responsibilities for the role include:  

  • Supporting the Procurement Manager, prepare RFI/RFP documentation, collate and provide analytical data within the Sourcing Process.
  • Purchase capital Items for both Direct and Indirect Goods and Services.
  • Analyse spend data, identifying initiatives for tender projects 
  • Audit, review and interact with suppliers on a regular basis 
  • Review and maintain contracts for all relevant category agreements.
  • Review spend, across the business, and report back to Procurement Manager with proposals for improvements. 
  • Complete full end to end tender process 
  • Complete RFI's/ RFQ's and successfully negotiate agreements/ contracts
  • Take a lead role in the P2P continuous improvement plan 
  • Work with Key Stakeholders Nationally to increase governance and improve the P2P processes and disciplines.
  • Produce monthly KPI's to show evidence of both savings and improvement within supplier performance.

About You

The role of Buyer is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially aware, results driven and tenacious candidate with a minimum of 2 years buying experience. You will have excellent communication skills, the confidence to challenge demand and the ability to promote the procurement function.   

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • A minimum of 2 years buying experience and category management
  • Confidence completing end to end tender process
  • Knowledge of the procurement process
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills 
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills 
  • Full clean driving licence is essential

If this sounds like the right role for you please apply now!

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