Senior Buyer / Procurement Officer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£400/day umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Buyer / Procurement - WFH - Duration 6 months - Rate c £400/day umbrella.
Key words / skills: Buyer, Procurement, Rail, Network Rail, OJEU, BPSS.

Wilde Recruitment are looking for a Senior Buyer / Procurement Officer to work on a 6 month contract - WFH.
As a Senior Buyer / Procurement Officer your responsibilities and duties will include:

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.

Due to the nature of the role, candidates need to be able to demonstrate that they have led OJEU compliant tenders, managing multiple stakeholders in the process. We also require individuals to be able to demonstrate that they are used to working within a controlled environment (e.g. internal governance panels/assurance check points).

The value of our sourcing events range between £25k and millions of pounds. We have a high volume of requests and individuals can expect to have c. 15 sourcing events in their portfolio at any one time and we require individuals to be able to adapt to the varying nature of the requirements.

You will be a Senior Buyer / Procurement Officer.
Network Rail exp essential.
OJEU is essential and shown within your CV!!.

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.