Kingston Recruitment
Hull, City of Kingston upon Hull
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Working within the construction and maintenance industry, Kingston Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experience Buyer to provide an efficient and cost effective procurement service for our client. The core responsibilities will be to ensure that Value for Money is achieved for all materials, services & sub-contract packages procured.

• Undertake sourcing of materials, obtain competitive prices, check availability and evaluate quality information.
• Prepare orders for materials or services required directly for jobs ensuring that price, specification and quality are in accordance with tender and client requirements ensuring company procedures are maintained
• Demonstrate continuous improvement techniques & work closely with other departments within the business to promote continuous evolvement, ensuring a structured supply chain is maintained.
• Liaise with suppliers in connection with all aspects of the procurement process including monitoring supplier performance ensuring approved suppliers provide the highest level of service. Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discounts and volume rebates.
• Provide support & commercial advice for various Capital Works schemes. Demonstrate an understanding of commercial & operational risk, economies of scale, innovation & efficiency.
• To maximise income for the company by implementation of appropriate negotiation skills and practice
• To assist in the formation of tender bids. To ensure that correct procurement procedures are adhered to. Work in line with Best Value principles giving due consideration to cost, performance, delivery and other relevant factors.

Demonstrate some experience, understanding and administration of contract law
Excellent written & verbal communication skills to convey a professional & diligent impression, whilst influencing & negotiating with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the business and industry.
Be an active member of the Procurement Team, supporting the team & promoting joint learning and development initiatives.

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Kingston Recruitment Ltd are a commercial, manufacturing and technical recruitment specialist who have been established in Hull since 1985. For more information on our services and other vacancies, please visit our website.
This vacancy is being advertised by Kingston Recruitment on behalf of our client. The services advertised by Kingston Recruitment are those of an Employment Business or Employment Agency