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Senior Buyer

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  • *Senior Buyer**-12 month contract –£17.69 PAYE or £21.91 UMB (IR35 Scope)–Defence–Barrow**

Our client is a leading defence organisation based in Barrow, Cumbria who are looking for a Senior Buyer

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:

The post holder will be responsible for managing the procurement of indirect goods and services on behalf of their Customers. They will be accountable for providing a bespoke Customer service to the Asute & Dreadnought submarine program me

Duties will include;

Develop a culture of total performance by carrying out activities in line with BAE Systems and Indirect Procurement Services policies, processes and charters
Develop relationships with Customers, Stakeholders and Suppliers to ensure that our service offering is maintained/improved
Work with Customers/Stakeholders to identify optimum sourcing solutions
Ensure that Procurement strategies and commercial arrangements are robust
Manage the end to end life cycle of the procurement process
Review/manage the performance of suppliers through weekly KPI’s
Support the buyers to ensure that their duties and objectives are fulfilled.
Support our value proposition through the delivery of savings
Provide procurement advice and guidance to other functions
Take personal responsibility for implementing the standards outlined in the BAE Systems Code of Conduct and comply with all company policies and processes
Understand the contents outlined in the BAE Systems Operational Framework and uphold their integrity at local level
Understand the clients lifecycle management process and participate in the procurement elements of the LCM process when required
Fully comply with the shared services health and safety policy and applicable health and safety procedures
Understand the shared services, service excellence ethos and practice the core values in the workplace
Understand the Indirect Procurement Service (IPS) value proposition and contribute to the delivery of the vision and values
Develop an in depth understanding of the IPS Business Management System (BMS) and carry out all activities in line with these processes

Experience required for this role:

Previous buyer experience essential
Previous buyer experience within government, defense or public sector environment is desirable
Holding SC clearance is also desirable but not essential to the role
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Exceptional IT system knowledge and experience

All candidates for this role will be subject to standard checks should you be selected for interview

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. Ref.815135

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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12 Months
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