Operational Buyer ??? Southampton - GBP30,000-GBP35000Per Annum + Car

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Hampshire
Salary
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum Car
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
24 Apr 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading Facilities Management company is looking for an Operational Buyer to join their busy team. You will be responsible for obtaining products on behalf of the company using a cost effective procurement service.

Location: Southampton
Salary: GBP30,000-GBP35,000Per Annum

Duties:
• Leading operational Procurement activities which result in delivering strategic and tactical procurement strategies for the account, customer and business
• Involvement in special projects as required by the company
• Carrying out activities and communications in strict accordance with the customer safety/security regime
• Minimise contractual risk using appropriate terms of contract t&cs, KPIs and preferred supply chain
• Provide accurate time management/saving reports as required by the Commodity Team Manager and Procurement Director
• Promote within the Operational Account team a strong commitment to quality, ethics, culture, implementing standards of excellence and driving improvement
• Building relationships between the supply chain and account operational teams
• Negotiate with the supply chain in order to save costs, using strategic tools and e-auctions
• Liaising with the operational accounts team to ensure they are aware of all strategic initiatives
• Maintain a superior level of customer service with key stakeholders through proactive engagement

Requirements:
• Knowledge and experience of Procurement processes, systems and Supply chains is essential
• Experience in stakeholder engagement
• Able to provide excellent customer service - to internal and externals
• Strong negotiation skills
• Ability to lead and work in cross-function teams
• Strong analytical skills
• Can self-motivate and work autonomously
• A team player who has the ability to work to own initiative
• CIPS preferred - or working towards
• Full valid UK driving licence

For further information or to discuss your application please contact The InVictus Group on (Apply online only)