Main tasks of job:
Go to market to find the best and most viable quotes for all company purchases.
Work with vendors to achieve favourable terms and conditions at the most cost effective price.
Analyse trends in the market to make informed buying decisions.
Process requisitions and update the projects team on the status of orders.
Arrange goods to be transported and track orders to ensure they are delivered on time in line with client/ company expectations.
Assess quality of goods received and escalate any discrepancies with the projects team.
Work with vendors to resolve issues impacting performance such as invoice queries, and quality discrepancies.
Carryout desktop or onsite supplier audits to ensure compliance.
Complete internal supplier approval process to ensure suppliers meet the companies standards.
Assess internal purchasing processes and make suggestions for improvement to contribute to the success of projects performance.
Ensure suppliers hold all relevant certification and records are kept up to date.
Carry out supplier selection assessments in line with set company criteria.
Ideally hold CIPS Level 4 in Procurement and Supply or willing to work towards.
At least 2 years’ experience in a procurement role.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint.
Proficient in using Xero.
Strong communication skills both written and orally.
Strong negotiation skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to handle confidential information in line with GDPR.
Ability to multitask and prioritise workload.
Career progression and training opportunities are available for the right candidate.
The salary for this role is subject to discussion based on previous experience and skills.
Reference ID: Buyer
To apply for this role please issue your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Full-time, Contract, Permanent