Senior Buyer - Procurement

Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Yolk Recruitment Ltd
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our clients Procurement team as a Senior Buyer supporting the procurement activity of stakeholders across the business.

The Senior Buyer will be facilitating and managing the procurement of goods and services including the development of risk-mitigating sourcing strategies, competitive tendering and evaluation processes, contract drafting, implementation and on-going management of third party suppliers.

What you'll be doing

•Manage the critical dates and schedules within procurement projects and procurement work-streams within change initiatives to ensure deadlines and success criteria are met.

•Identify and drive through category savings opportunities through market and data analysis, product standardisation, supplier rationalisation and contract negotiation.

•Build and maintain relationships with senior internal stakeholders and external suppliers (up to Director level) to ensure process efficiency, cost effective procurement and robust governance; foster the use of e-procurement systems and promote the value of effective procurement across the Group.

•Provide support and training to internal departments across the Group involved in procurement activity; support the development of the SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) framework and skill-sets appropriate to the needs of the business.

There are some essentials

•An expert practitioner with substantial procurement experience

•Professionally qualified under CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply)

•Proven track record of negotiating high value, high risk contracts

•Experience of procurement within the Financial Services industry is desirable

What you'll get in return
* £40,000 basic salary
* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
* 35 hour working week

Are you up for the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Katie Phillips at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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