Senior Buyer

08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to be an integral part of a dynamic procurement team providing a range of services to the Dreadnought Submarine Programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Buyer at the site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for procuring “Indirect” goods and service on behalf of the programme. You will be accountable for providing a bespoke customer service as well as acting as the conduit between the local and virtual teams.

As the function is at the forefront of a transformation programme, this role will provide you with a great opportunity to influence change, as well as driving visible improvements, and ultimately delivering service excellence.

Key skills and qualifications:

* Degree (or equivalent) or professional qualification. Alternatively a degree and on the journey towards achieving MCIPS. Proven industrial experience.
* You are articulate and numerate and have the ability to effectively communicate, produce findings, synthesise and identify recommendations
* You possess strong stakeholder management skills and are recognised as a change agent
* You have strong project management skills with a passion for delivering against deadlines
* You will have experience with MS office packages & SAP
* Proven competencies in:

* Strategic Awareness
* Sourcing & Procurement Planning
* Financial Awareness
* Contract, Compliance & Legal
* Negotiation/Influencing
* Supplier Management
* Opportunity & Risk Management
* Corporate Social Responsibilities

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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