Project Buyer - HC40

Solutions Recruitment
Darlington, County Durham
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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