Buyer

Recruiter
Rullion Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Buyer

LOCATION: Central London

RATE: £38,000-£40,000 annual salary

CLIENT INFORMATION:

Leading provider of vital multi-technical services. They specialise in lifetime support, from design through construction to maintenance, repair and operation. With the emphasis on green technology, they are forward-thinking and innovative.

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

• At least 2 years buying experience within the construction / building services industry.

• Degree educated or Equivalent

• Working towards CIPS not essential but advantage

• Able to interview ASAP with an immediate start

• Previous procurement experience, both high value and volume, materials as well as sub-contractors.

THE ROLE:

6 Month Contract – Starting ASAP

Full time hours Monday to Friday

To support the Head of Procurement and Lead Buyers in executing procurement strategy

• To ensure all Procurement processes are implemented, in accordance with the strategy and the policy defined by the Procurement Department.

• To work with business stakeholders to ensure that best practice procurement processes are followed and establish demonstrable annual cost savings through supplier agreements, schedules, rebates, discounts, etc.

• To actively measure, monitor, manage, and lead relationships with suppliers to deliver continual improvement in value

• To work in a team alongside Procurement colleagues to support the implementation of process and initiatives in accordance with procurement and commodity group strategies and that through a category management approach we embed best practice into procurement

• To manage the procurement of products and services for the relevant regional business by negotiating with suppliers and concluding contracts for materials, goods, subcontractor services and other services to achieve cost and quality objectives

• To deliver regional framework and rebate/ bonus agreements in collaboration with Buyers, Lead Buyers and other procurement staff in the relevant business

• To research and benchmark providers of goods and services to achieve continuous improvement in supply chain management

• To maintain existing supplier relationships and identify new procurement sources

• To measure monitor and manage suppliers’ performance and implement improvement plans to ensure they achieve agreed delivery and quality performance targets

• To work with the Procurement Delivery team to manage and analyse procurement-related data in the ERP system (Causeway)

• To support the Head of Procurement and Lead Buyers by providing regular reporting on company expenditure by supplier and defined categories.

• To contribute to process optimisation to unlock potential for improved cost effectiveness

• To participate in procurement projects and initiatives in the relevant region/ business and across SPIE’s operations in the UK

• To communicate effectively with commercial and operations teams in the relevant region/Business, to support the bidding process and provide guidance on procurement-related issues

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion’s approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply by sending your CV online today. Please note at busy times we are unable to get back to all applicants. If you’ve not heard anything within 2 weeks, thank you, however it does mean you were unsuccessful.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants

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