87158 - Senior Buyer
Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Buyer, based in Rosyth.
The Senior Buyer will report to the Head of Procurement and will assist in the development and implementation of operational supply chain objectives. The role will also be responsible for the day to day management of a procurement team. Process requests for goods and services and source suitable suppliers/tenderers Prepare and issue Invitations to Tender (sealed bids) or requests for quotations Prepare bid evaluation reports, and in particular, carry out Commercial Evaluation of tenders Negotiate keen competitive prices often against a background of demanding target savings and sole source suppliers. Negotiate Contract Terms and Conditions both for materials and services Maintain supplier information in IFS To interface with the Head of Procurement, all other levels of management within the Business unit, suppliers and other interested parties in support of his/her responsibilities Support the Category Management/Synergy programme
Skills & Experience The candidate will be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of material supply and service contracts. Demonstrate strong negotiation/commercial skills Have the ability to effectively communicate at all management levels ensuring contracts are produced to a high level of quality, and in a timely manner A recognised business studies qualification to degree standard or equivalent. Membership of a relevant professional body e.g. CIPS at level 5 or above Experience at a Supervisory level Relevant procurement experience A good understanding of the Company business and objectives A proven track record in effective people management and interpersonal skills Hands on experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point and IFS (desirable)
This is a permanent position.
The salary for this position is negotiable.
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 87158.
Orion Group currently supplies over 3,500 personnel in roles including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power & Utilities, Construction, Mining, Rail, Aerospace, IT & Telecoms, Office and Commercial. With 29 offices worldwide, Orion Group operate in the UK and internationally and in January 2009, were named the UK's number one for engineering recruitment.
Job Reference: 87158
Closing Date: 21-Jun-2012