IT Buyer - Global Infrastructure Organisation

Recruiter
NST Recruitment Limited
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Buyer - Global Infrastructure Organisation

Up to GBP35,000 + Benefits

Newcastle

Our client are a leading international infrastructure organisation require an experienced Buyer. You will be responsible for the execution of end to end sourcing programs which will include; data collection and analysis, preparation of RFI and RFP documents and managing communication with suppliers and internal customers.

Responsibilities

  • Commodity research and spend analysis
  • Leading strategic sourcing activities across all IT spend
  • Provide cover for Group Senior Buyer during periods of absence
  • Sourcing of one-off, high value transactions
  • Carrying out regular supplier review meetings with key IT providers
  • Support the Senior Buyer in implementation of the IT category plan
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders
  • Identifying key trends or opportunities for cost reduction
  • Seek involvement to advise business on Procurement related activity/best practice

Skills

  • Member/studying towards CIPS
  • 2+ experience within Procurement
  • Highly results orientated (proven track record of exceeding targets)
  • Experience in negotiating contractual terms and conditions
  • Problem solving ability; detail orientated and ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)