Buyer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
25000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000/annum PENSION
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently working with a well-established professional services organisation based in South Yorkshire in the search for an experienced Buyer. My client is a highly reputable business, known as one of the UK leading service providers in its field.
The key objectives for this role are to develop commercial strategy in line business requirements. You will analyse and review existing supplier contracts, identifying areas of opportunity to improve overall services and cost to the business.

You will be involved in negotiating framework agreements ensuring best practice procurement processes are followed.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to take on a challenging role that will allow you to contribute positive changes for a well-established, growing organisation.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Conduct tenders, identifying best market value
Actively identify and drive cost down and risk mitigation initiative
Evaluate and maintain formal framework agreements with key suppliers
Managing supplier performance
Proactively engage with internal and external stake holders

We would be interested in speaking with professionals who hold the following skills and experience:

Ideally CIPS qualified
A minimum of three years' experience within a similar role
Previous experience within a highly regulated, services organisation
Ability to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills
Highly analytical with a strong attention to detail
Excellent communicator and ability to build professional relationships

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, supply chain and management roles in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you