Procurement supply chain Interim and permanent recruiters

Interim Senior Buyer

£201 - £350 per day
Banking / Finance
£250-265 per day
The Senior Buyer will be responsible for processing technology, operations and/or services contracts, and purchases as required by the organisation…

As Senior Buyer you will be required to lead successful negotiations by establishing competitive bidding environments, elevating new and incumbent supplier relationships, as well as analysing specific supplier trends and spend.  In addition, you will be required to adhere to procurement policies and best practices, and effectively partner with internal customers and support the Category leads. The Senior Buyer is expected to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders. Spend under management - up to $30M

Key Accountabilities:
  • Drive supplier management processes such as quarterly business reviews, supplier scorecards, or supplier roadmaps. Complete deal summaries and dashboard entries as required
  • Manage post-buy functions including resolution of delivery/performance issues, invoice versus purchase discrepancies and validation of project/delivery milestones
  • Manage supplier relationships in order to meet internal business requirements & corporate initiatives including the evaluation of processes between procurement and each supplier
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to evaluate current and anticipated business needs
  • Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, total cost of ownership analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organisations
  • Implement purchase contracts following applicable company guidelines through evaluation of supplier relationships ensuring best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met and addresses any supplier problems
Required Skills:
  • Basic knowledge of category management
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders across diverse groups
  • Knowledge of IT sourcing, and the technical market place
  • Software requirements: Microsoft desktop applications required and Advanced Excel. Workday and eProcurement modules preferred
This is a 6-month contract role based in the City.
Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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