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  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Goddard

  • Contact email:

    lucy.goddard@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LG2258_1573209101

Senior Buyer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer or Assistant Procurement Manager to join this public sector organisation based in Central London. The Senior Buyer will be accountable for the day to day operational management of the procurement function, services levels and performance. They will manage their categories, stakeholders and suppliers whilst provided advise and support to the whole team.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Buyer

  • Accountable for the day to day operational management of the procurement function
  • Responsible for delivering cost savings and improving supplier services within specific categories
  • Work alongside the contracts team to improve quality of the service for all customers
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining proactive and positive relationships with all new and established contacts
  • Work very closely and provide support to the Head of Procurement
  • Manage the procurement team

Skills & Experience required of the Senior Buyer

  • Experience managing, developing and motivating large staff teams
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Experience working with many categories
  • Demonstrate experience at delivering savings
  • Experience leading the full cradle to grave procurement process
  • Understanding of public sector legislations would be beneficial

Salary up to £35,000

This role would be perfect for a buyer or senior buyer or procurement officer or purchaser or assistant procurement manager or category specialist or category officer.