Project Buyer - HC40

Recruiter
Solutions Recruitment
Location
Darlington, County Durham
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We’re looking to recruit for an experienced Project Buyer to join a client of ours in Darlington. The successful candidate would be responsible for the identification, sourcing and purchase of all goods and services.

  • Work closely with all appropriate internal and external stakeholders to deliver and improve the procurement service
  • Issue of appropriate Invitation to Tender / Request for Quotation, discussing queries, analysing quotations and make recommendation to the appropriate budget holders
  • Explore new product ranges and services in order to maintain competitiveness
  • Monitor market trends, fluctuations and product availability in order to effectively monitor prices and product lead times and advise relevant internal stakeholders as necessary.
  • Negotiate prices/rates, programme, scope of works, terms and conditions, etc., to provided best value and formally enter into Purchase or Subcontract Orders to reflect negotiated Agreements.
  • Act as the interface between customer and vendor to develop and maintain business relationships
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of departments computerised procurement systems and databases in own areas of responsibility
  • Analyse financial data, identify errors and solve problems regarding complex invoice queries
  • Any adhoc duties issued by the Procurement Manager

The ideal candidate will have

  • HND / NVQ4 / CIPS Level 6 or equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tenacity
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Articulate
  • Time Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills