Interim Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Procurement People
Location
Warwick
Salary
400.00 GBP Daily
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Interim Senior Buyer

Warwick

6 Month Contract

GBP400 --GBP450 per day

Are you an experienced Procurement Professional? Do you have experience managing large scale Strategic Procurement projects for a major Blue Chip business, ideally with utilities experience? Are you looking for the opportunity to play a pivotal part in one of the UK's biggest businesses?

Requirements:

• You will be responsible for a range of Direct spend and services.

• The main focus of this role will be running tendering events

• Need to have a technical background, technically led thinking

• Experienced in a gated procurement environment

• Need to have the right mind set where they will challenge efficiency of a product or good - not the cost.

• Self Starter, with the ability to hit deadlines

• Ability to engage with senior stakeholders

• You will be an excellent communicator, have strong negotiating and analytical skills.

• Track record of delivering technically complex programmes, recognising interdependencies, overcoming technical challenges and managing suppliers.

• Understanding of category management and strategic sourcing processes

• Experience in the utilities sector preferred