Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer

Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer

Job Title: Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894822_1528470306
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 08, 2018 16:05

Job Description

A world-leading, multi-national Defence systems provider is undergoing a period of rapid expansion. We are offering you the opportunity to join the business at an exciting time of production ramp-up, joining a fast-paced team dealing with complex situations that will challenge and develop your procurement capabilities. As a Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer, you will be responsible for procurement activities for various UK Sites, related commodities for such as security, catering, product storage, electrical new works and office supplies.

In return for your passion and desire to join a Procurement Team focused on delivery, you'll have the chance to travel (regularly in the UK, and European trips), receive excellent learning and development opportunities and gain career development paths. A competitive salary and benefits package will be on offer for an adaptable individual who can work within a dynamic and demanding engineering environment.

As a Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Proactively reviewing future needs and lead the procurement/sourcing process through marketplace competitions where appropriate.
*Lead supplier negotiations on behalf of the organisation, and brief and present recommended contracting solutions to senior stakeholders.
*Maintain the strategic outlook over a five year period and ensure continuation of services is maintained while still achieving best value for money for the business. This will involve managing a number of strategic relationships with our suppliers and internal stakeholders as well as industry partners.
*Keep up to date with the latest developments/improvements in the marketplace and research and recommend improved models
*Attend regular supplier review meetings to ensure they are delivering to contract SLAs.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*A competent contract negotiator with confidence in drafting contract agreements and negotiating commercial terms and conditions
*Proven track record in delivering cost savings and service enhancements through best practice and management of the tender process;
*Enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable individual able to deal with complex situations and effectively influence senior stakeholders and suppliers;
*Experience of working with multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales;
*A forward thinking approach and an appreciation of proactive strategic procurement provision

Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer
Location- Hertfordshire
Salary- up to £45k + competitive benefits

Key Words: Indirect Procurement, site services, engineering services, indirect products, roadmap, optimisation, supply chain, commodities, market trends, contract, negotiation, drafting, stakeholder, strategies, supplier, supplier review, performance, risk

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.