Buyer Purchasing Officer - London - Interim 6 month FTC

Oliver Sanderson Limited
London, South East England
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer/Purchasing Officer - Interim on a Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

Based Central London

Salary £30-35k per annum plus benefits, Pro Rata for a Fixed Term Contract

Our clients a services and logistics provider operating in the Public Sector are looking for a dynamic Buyer/Purchasing Officer to join them on a 6 month FTC.

Key Areas

  • Category management of all products in-scope of the contract
  • Tendering of all products in-scope of the contract
  • Market analysis to understand products, suppliers, trends and influences
  • Implementation of global category strategies
  • Manage procurement function compliantly and have active input into the development of standard operating procedures; Ensure DHL uses ethical trading practices to ensure sustainable procurement
  • Supporting complex procurement projects focusing on availability, cost savings and quality


  • Delivery of cost based reduction to deliver annual target savings
  • Provision of a value driven end-to-end Procurement & Supply Chain solution to Public Sector clients
  • Ensure customer’s request for product availability, quality and cost are all consistently met

Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of OJEU practices is preferable
  • Either qualified or working towards CIPS qualification would be an advantage
  • Current or recent experience of procurement for Public Service contracts.

Great interim role!

Salary £30-35k per annum plus benefits (Pro Rata for a Fixed Term Contract