Procurement Heads

Strategic Sourcing Buyer

Location
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary
£40-45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Apr 2019
Specialist Area
Buyer
Sector
Food Services
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading procurement organisation with a varied client base and impressive spend portfolio; this role is working on a public sector contract managing a range of strategic sourcing activities.

The Strategic Sourcing Buyer will work closely with a range of stakeholders, maintaining effective working relationships. You will execute best sourcing procurement process in accordance with the OJEU framework. Contributing to the overall buying power of the team you will play a pivotal role in this highly progressive and fast paced environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Engage and support a wide range of stakeholders and execute best sourcing processes
  • Work in accordance with the OJEU framework
  • Conduct sourcing analysis and provide relevant insight to management
  • Build market knowledge to be utilised in effective negotiations
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders

Skills and Experience Required:

We are looking for a candidate with an understanding of public sector contract regulations and working knowledge of OJEU.

Further skills and experience required are as follows –

  • Commercial acumen and driven nature
  • Ability to manage various projects and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

Though not essential, a CIPS qualification and experience of E-auctioning or E-tendering would be advantageous.

To discuss this role in more depth please contact Sophie Cook at Procurement Heads on 01962 869 838. Sophie is managing this role on an exclusive basis. All enquiries are handled confidentially.

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