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Milton Keynes
Posted 4 years ago

As the sole Buyer and reporting directly to our Client’s Procurement Manager, you will be tasked with developing positive and productive relationships with all providers of goods and services including identification, recommendation and onboarding of new suppliers.

Energetic and willing to learn, you will demonstrate good judgment and the ability to interpret policies and procedures. You will enjoy analysing and solving complex problems, showing real attention to detail.

Expected Qualification:

  • CIPS qualification LV2 or above

Expected Experience:

  • Minimum 2-years’ experience in a procurement role

Core skills:

  • Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Basic mathematical knowledge

Core responsibilities (non-exhaustive):

  • Maintain a regular review of suppliers’ performance.
  • Monitoring and reporting of KPIs for existing supply chain. Working closely and proactively with suppliers to ensure their performance meets requirements.
  • Adhere to the schedule of supplier criteria that aligns with the requirements of the business (e.g. credit terms, delivery costs, returns procedures, ordering platform).
  • Consolidation of the supplier base to the benefit of the business where possible. Maintaining a structure of preferred suppliers that adhere to our supplier criteria.
  • Regular negotiation of trading terms and pricing with all preferred suppliers.

Job Features

Job CategoryHR & Admin, Job Sectors, Office & Professional
Job ReferenceARBSBMK30

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