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  • Location

    Andover

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Finnerty

  • Contact email:

    liam.finnerty@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LF 2983_1634573982

Buyer

A fantastic opportunity has opened up for a Buyer to join a leading facilities management company working on a hybrid basis with a competitive salary. This Buyer position has been created due to a recent expansion in this department. The Buyer will sit in the Purchasing team, with great progression opportunity to a senior buyer over the next few years.

The ideal candidate will ideally have previous experience in a Facilities Management or Construction environment, with exposure to operational procurement activities.

Role responsibilities of the Buyer

  • Responsible for the execution of Procurement activities to deliver the goods and services required by the facilities team in accordance with company procedures
  • Providing an effective procurement service covering tendering, supplier selection, contract award and order placements to support the teams managing supplier performance.
  • Acting as a focal point of contact to the appropriate teams for transactional procurement
  • Operate the supplier performance review process within the purchasing team, acting on the feedback obtained

Person Specification of the Buyer

  • Experience in a purchasing role at a buyer level, preferably in an FM or Construction environment
  • Experience of managing Procurement activity working alongside operational teams
  • Well versed in transactional purchasing processes
  • Organisational skills - good time management, reviews their progress, plans in advance
  • Team player, enthusiastic, positive and supportive

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within operational Procurement or purchasing, as a buyer, senior buyer, purchasing specialist, Procurement officer or commodity manager.