Senior Buyer

Zoek Pin Farnborough, Hampshire, England


Contract (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

Our high-profile client is seeking a Purchasing Manager preferable with IT purchasing experience for this 12-month assignment. Paying up to £300 per day PAYE.

The role

As the Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for a commodity portfolio within a purchasing team

In this role you will: Be responsible for your own performance within the team, contributing to its KPI targets and objectives which are measured collectively.

Deputise within the team as required. Lead negotiations for multi-million-pound tenders.

Work with internal business stakeholders to adhere to the Group purchasing processes and guidelines. Ensure that you work within client’s governance and compliance policies.

Set commodity strategies, often in co-operation with central purchasing colleagues in Europe. Oversee supplier management activities.

Play a key part in training others on a new purchasing IT system.

What we're looking for

Qualifications - Internal Proven experience in procurement of goods and services for major projects, or similar relevant experience.

High level of competence in PC and Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Experience of managing supplier performance.

Advanced contract drafting and negotiation skills, along with good commercial acumen.

Excellent networking and communication skills.

Strong analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Self-starter with project management experience.

Ability to lead and influence a cross-functional team.

Experience of purchasing systems coaching is advantageous.

Index Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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