Senior Buyer

Ref No. BHN538019
Salary £45,000 - £55,000/annum
Location Warwick, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A leading, growing technology organisation are working with us to assist on a search for 2 senior buyers to join their head office based in Warwick on a hybrid basis.

Important

Procurement, Senior Buyer, Purchasing, Telecoms, Digital Infrastructure

The Job


Role Profile:

  • Work within the function to support the delivery of a structured sourcing and fulfilment strategy targeted to deliver significant efficiencies and cost savings, demonstrating value.
  • Responsible to ensure appropriate use of corporate and functional processes and tools.
  • Responsible for management of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of the designated commercial strategies for Technology and ITCS related procurement across all business units.
  • Support all sourcing processes, negotiation and contracting activities for high value categories
  • Procurement strategy category code management in line with category strategy
  • Responsible for negotiation of flow-down terms for non complex agreements with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for on-going supplier performance and supplier relationship management throughout the contract lifetime, including inputs to risk register and risk mitigation strategies.



Typical Deliverables:

  • Support for maintenance of approved supplier list
  • Ensuring category codes are fit for purpose
  • Support of RFx activities for both Bid tenders and Projects including creation and issue of NDA's
  • Responsible for Supplier on-boarding and evaluation
  • Support investigations of supplier performance failures and work with SQA team to find resolutions
  • Support supplier relationship management and develop best-fit business review schedule, in line with supplier classification
  • Responsible for identification of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Support with the creation and production of procurement reports and departmental metrics
  • Ability to research and analyse data to support development of purchasing strategies
  • Comfortable with a fast paced changing technology environment



Business Operations Skills - Experience:

  • Must have experience in a procurement or commercial environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Understanding of procurement principles, practices and the value that Procurement can bring
  • A high attention to detail and ability to achieve high levels of data accuracy
  • Confidence and ability to handle large volumes of data from different sources

    Essential:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate exceptional stakeholder management approach and skills
  • Effective prioritisation of workload
  • Experience of Microsoft Office 365 products especially MS Excel


Business Operations Skills - Qualifications:

  • Degree / HND / HNC or equivalent
  • CIPS qualification would be ideal or working towards
  • Applicants may be considered where these qualifications have not been obtained

The role is fully flexible, offering remote working with just a maximum of 4 office days a month on average.

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