The Buyer will work in a close collaboration with Group Procurement and key stakeholders to ensure the proactive and effective end-to-end management of all Procurement activity within the region delivering excellent value for money supply solutions. Ensuring compliance with agreed processes and procedures for purchasing of goods and services.
Skills: 3 yrs + procurement, Purchasing, SLA’s, KPI’s, Tender documentation, Inventory, MRP, CIPS, Tender management, Catalogue maintenance, Contract management, Monthly reporting.
On a daily basis you will be responsible for controlling the issuing of Purchase Orders, by reviewing requisitions against standard rules.
You will identify the appropriate purchase route for delivery of services and goods to include supplier selection and commercial terms and payment methods.
Approving and releasing purchase orders and driving continuous improvements in line item data accuracy and coding.
The ideal candidate will have experience of …
3 yrs General Procurement experience in a number of key category areas.
Knowledge of purchasing systems.
Drafting and development of performance metrics (SLAs and KPIs).
Assisting end users in drafting and developing specifications, statements of work etc...
Drafting tender documentation
Management of the tender process.
Gravitas to influence at all levels of management.
Ability to plan and prioritise workload effectively.
Ability to work to deadlines.
Working to and recording delivery of key financial targets and KPI’s.
Key behavioural competencies...
“A can do” attitude relentless in the pursuit of targets
and achievement of objectives; Highly motivated and driven; Energetic & enthusiastic... willing to “go the extra mile” and to work additional hours as required to achieve timescales and performance targets; Proactive, positive and professional behaviours demonstrated at all times (with colleagues, end-users, stakeholders and suppliers); Customer- focused, always striving to ensure that the end-user is satisfied and that expectations are exceeded; Extremely organised and efficient in workload planning (consistently delivering to agreed timescales).
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