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Buyer

Employer
Castlefield Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jul 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Castlefield Recruitment are currently recruiting an interim Buyer to join a Public Sector organisation in the West Midlands. This will be a 6 month contract but could be extended due to workload. The role will be a mix of office and remote working.

Role:
  • Liaise with internal customers, external suppliers, and contractors
  • Manage queries from suppliers and escalate these issues to the relevant person in the team
  • Contribute to delivery of cost reduction work plans for goods and services
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across a number of areas
  • Manage the contracts database and update accordingly
  • Manage procurement projects
  • Lead commercial negotiation with suppliers
  • Discuss contractual issues with potential suppliers
  • Investigate/resolve any variances in prices - communicating with the relevant suppliers and end users to ensure invoices are correct

Person:
  • Excellent system skills (Excel)
  • Public Sector experience desirable
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and prioritise workload
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