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Advantage Technical Resourcing  

Senior Buyer

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Senior Buyer
Competitive Hourly rate
6 Months Contract

Are you an SC Cleared Senior Buyer looking for a long-term opportunity with a leading Defence organisation?

The Role

You will be working in a team environment to provide support to the UK Construction procurement strategy

Main Duties:

  • Running & supporting Competitive Tender Events via the Ivalua Tool
  • Planning Tender Programmes and agreeing meeting dates with stakeholders
  • Provide support to raise Purchase Orders during busy periods
  • Lead low value/low complexity negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products
  • Understand and be able to negotiate contract clauses such as pricing, delivery, liquidated damages, termination, insurance etc by using templates provided
  • Manage suppliers and where necessary build up longer term supplier management expectations
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers in order to meet Internal Customer requirements effectively.

Successful Senior Buyer:

  • Ideally SC Cleared
  • Significant practical experience, vocational or academic qualifications
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good organisational, planning and admin skills
  • Commercial experience of contract terms and conditions is required
  • Knowledge of cost make-up and pricing is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of procurement in the Construction Industry and / or Facilities Management required

If you wish to apply for this Senior Buyer role, please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 834877

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Job reference:
Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
6 Months
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