Senior Buyer (procurement)

Location
Salford, England
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
18 Dec 2020
Closes
15 Jan 2021
Ref
JN -122020-1729857
Contact
Emma Pyle
Job Type
Advisor
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time

The Senior Buyer (procurement) will provide procurement services either personally or through others in a specific area/ category of spend ensuring best practice advice is given.

Client Details

Our client is a leading company within the IT industry, based in Salford Quays. The Procurement Services team provide guidance and support to NHS customers. You must display a professional manner, managing escalations and liaising with different stake holders/ internal staff.

Description

The Senior Buyer (procurement) key responsibilities will include:

  • To manage tender activity appropriate to category through to contract award.
  • Provide regular reports including performance against KPIs and SLAs
  • Provide advice and guidance to colleagues/client with regard to contract management and supplier relationship management;
  • Ensuring contract management requirements are reflected in all procurement activity and that it aligns with company processes and procedures;
  • Discuss requirements and draft procurement documentation with clients (PQQ, tender and scoring criteria);
  • Awarding contracts for goods/services in accordance with public procurement regulations, including one-off requirements;
  • Monitor, track, feedback supplier performance and escalate issues appropriately to ensure any deterioration in service is identified early and rectified before impacting Clients;
  • Review contracts and schedules to ensure they are fit for purpose and aligned to legal requirements.

Profile

The Senior Buyer (procurement) will have/be:

  • Experience of working in procurement or contract management team.
  • Knowledge and skill in Procurement process, (scoping, briefing, tendering, selection, contract negotiation, including service level agreements, and management of supplier).
  • Demonstrable analytic skills (analysis of information, interpreting and presenting findings.
  • Experience of producing reports through MS Excel

Job Offer

£18-21K salary + immediate start + temp contract till end of March

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