Subcontract Buyer

Zoek Pin Greater Manchester - This Area Only

£27000 - £30000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 42 days ago

Job Title: Subcontract Buyer

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £27-30k + benefits

Vacancy overview

We are supporting a global services company recruit a Buyer based in Greater Manchester. The role is responsible for buying Security Sub-contracting services, a critical business unit and the highest revenue business area.

Key responsibilities

Manage commercial and contractual interactions with external suppliers.
You will be responsible for implementing and supporting the creation of sourcing plans for the local categories based on internal requirements, supply market analysis and cost models.
Stakeholder management: Engages, obtains sponsorship and influences senior level stakeholders.
Supporting the Senior Buyer and Procurement Manager to create and implement sourcing plans for complex categories.
Providing market insight, understanding cost drivers and creating cost models.
Working closely with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate into sourcing strategy.
Using market and other data to inform buying recommendations.
Assisting contract and category negotiations across the portfolio.
Supporting supplier performance, relationship management and post-contract value creation.
Supporting the function to provide the end to end procurement process; delivering cost savings, spend under management & driving innovation.
Building & updating pipeline activity & tracking delivery against Overview

Subcontracting services experience
Proactive, adaptable & flexible approach
Confident communicator with stakeholders at all levels
Commercial awareness & highly numerical negotiator
Experience within the construction industry is preferable
Experience managing internal stakeholders, external suppliers and working to very tight deadlines
Experience gathering and analysing data to drive category and supplier decision-making
Experience in MS Office and Procurement processes including eProcurement suites
Organised with attention to detail
Ideally CIPS qualified but, not essential
Strong analytical skillsFor further information please contact Jack Dawkins on#########

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