Junior Buyer

Severn Trent Water
£25000 per annum
08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Junior Buyer plays a key role in managing STS's Supply Chain Contractors and in reducing operational and business costs. The STS supply chain supports business operations across the whole of the UK and delivers goods, works and services for operational, maintenance, engineering and support activities. The supply Chain Management sits within the team responsible for managing STS contracts with key clients including the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and a range of public and private sector Customers. This ensures the adoption of best practice and ensure business risks and costs are managed and minimised. Key duties will include but not limited to managing an annual supply chain spend of circa £15million using 400 approved suppliers, act as the primary contact point for STS Procurement and Supply Chain Management and identify opportunities for cost and efficiency savings.

About you

Previous experience with service and asset management contracts and/or subcontracts is desirable to meet the demands of this role, you will own and drive key suppliers and manage that relationship, which will include meeting with suppliers to discuss their contract with Severn Trent. It would be advantageous to have experience of working in the water service sector but not essential, it is key however that you are able to bring a commercial mind set and the desire to build great relationships. Ideally you will either hold or be working towards CIPS, RICS or equivalent professional qualification. You must be willing to travel occasionally as part of the role and be able to obtain a high level of security clearance to enter the role.


In return, we offer some excellent rewards including 25 days holiday, a contributory pension, life assurance and personal accident cover, discounts on shopping, energy bills, save as you earn scheme plus a performance reward scheme that lets you earn a great bonus if we do a truly awesome job meeting all our targets.

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