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Buyer (Rail)

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Buyer – 3 month contract – Redhill – Up to £34 per hour LTD

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer to work for a major engineering and construction company based in Redhill on a 3 month contract in their rail division. There may be opportunity of this role becoming permanent for the right candidate.
Candidates with experience of using COINS will have a distinct advantage.


  • Ensure project requirements are met and best value deals are negotiated that meet savings targets
  • Manages total annual spend typically up to approximately £2 million per annum and lower risk/ complexity
  • Negotiate agreements for existing projects that support on time delivery and meet SHEQ requirements
  • Works under supervision of Senior Buyers, Category Leaders or Project Partners on higher value/ higher risk contracts
  • Work to exceed expected quality standards, comply with processes at all times and contribute to improvements
  • Pro-actively support the behavioural safety programme
  • Contribute positively to the achievement of high performance across the team

Skills and experience:

  • Basic understanding of legal frameworks and contract law
  • Basic understanding of/exposure to project procurement
  • Some procurement experience in a large or medium sized organisation
  • Experience of negotiating deals of lower value/business impact, but with a track record of making savings
  • Experience of running lower value/risk tenders/invitation to tender
  • Held Buyer role in a Rail, Construction or industrial environment
  • Has successfully run simultaneous procurement projects previously and delivered positive business results
  • Candidates with experience of COINS are highly desirable

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 809241

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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Immediate start
3 Months
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