Senior Buyer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£440-£500/day umb

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Senior Buyer - WFH / UK - Duration c12 months - Rate c£440-£500/day Umbrella.
Key words / skills: Buyer, Procurement, Commercial, Network Rail, Rail, TFL, Underground, Metro, BPSS.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to resource a Buyer. This is a 12 month contract WFH.
As a Senior Buyer your duties and responsibilities will include:

Eastern region project specific contracts – looking after infrastructure from minor maintenance to renewals of failing infrastructure to massive enhancements. 80% works contracts and the rest goods contracts and professional services buying experience
No direct reports – maybe some mentoring
Main Duties and Responsibilities: Achieving and reporting on savings and efficiencies achieved with costs including spend, scrappage, usage and inventory levels; Executing end to end procurement processes, including data collection, document preparation, negotiation, contract award, contract management and supplier relationship management; Managing communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders; Communicating priorities and business plans to internal and external stakeholders whilst ensuring that all programmes and projects deliver to time, cost and quality requirements; Developing and motivating staff; Setting standards and values for the team, ensuring effective communications with staff are in place; Defining, analysing and interpreting financial data confidently.

• Wants front end procurement process experience
• Must have tender review experience
• OJU – public sector) not post contract
• Governance and assurance procedure must be adhered to and admin heavy
• Public sector experience – NHS or council
• Utilities regulations experience
• Desirable – construction or rail
• OJU regs
• Experience in drafting contracts
• Tender system – Bravo/Jagger
• 80% construction-based role
New contract 250k – 5million.

You will be an experienced Buyer / Commercial / Procurement contractor.
Network Rail experience - essential.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.