Letchworth Garden City
£30000 - £35000/annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Experience Procurement Buyer needed to join a successful company in Letchworth managing the full buying cycle for the company. This a great opportunity paying circa £30,000 depending on experience.

My client is looking for a professional buyer ideally with Audio Visual or IT procurement experience to fill a newly created role to centralise the procurement of goods and services across the company, and reduce costs.

Key Responsibilities:
. Reviewing the sourcing strategy to provide improvements in forecasting and financial tracking.
. Put in place trading variable agreements with key suppliers to ensure best financial deal for the company.
. Manage full procurement of goods from suppliers across: UK, EU and US.
. Cross costing against new and existing suppliers to ensure best source.
. Managing full critical path ensuring goods are ordered and delivered in time.
. Full ownership of buy plan financials and margin management.
. Control of all stock. Keeping stocks to a minimum and re-using equipment returned from projects and disposing of excess stock as soon as possible.

To be consider for this position you must have:
. Relevant buying experience within the Audio Visual and IT sector.
. Experience demonstrating cost saving procurement solutions implemented in previous roles.
. Strong negotiation skills and comfortable managing supplier meetings independently
. Have a thorough understanding of the cost make up from source to destination.
. Able to develop and manage and work to a strict critical path
. Ability to set business targets, timelines, plans and financial targets.
. Fully conversant with MS Office.
. Good numerate and accuracy
. Full Driving Licence.
. Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) course - desirable.

Overall you will be join a successful SME with a family feel. You will be working in a small team but will need to manage your own work load independently.

If this role suits your skills and experience, Tate would love to hear from you.
Please use the APPLY tab at the bottom of the screen, leave us some details and attach your CV as a word doc (not a PDF) and Tate Hitchin will endeavour to get back to you within 2 working days by phone or email.
Thank you for your interest.

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