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Procurement Buyer - Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom,

Buyer- 6 Month Contract

Location: Milton Keynes

Our client based in Milton Keynes is seeking an exceptional Buyer to join them on a contract basis. The purpose of this role is to provide a professional procurement service including, stakeholder engagement, tendering, commercial negotiation and supplier management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with key stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies
  • Manage tendering activity in accordance with internal and external policies and regulations
  • Working in collaboration with key stakeholders, develop appropriate tender documentation ensuring sourcing projects are delivered efficiently and effectively
  • To manage post tender negotiations, taking legal advice where required, with suppliers securing the best possible terms and conditions
  • Regularly prepare post tender reports, management information reports and savings reports
  • On a regular basis review and manage purchase requisitions allocated for action to ensure they are processed in line with their policy and procedures
  • Liaise with the requisitioner, Deputy Procurement Manager and suppliers where required to ensure the correct contractual documents are developed with the purchase order
  • Proactively build and maintain networks and working relationships with stakeholders across all levels

Key skills and Experience:

  • Be studying towards the Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent/relevant job related experience
  • Have broad procurement experience
  • Have experience of working with staff at all levels to develop project sourcing strategies for key areas of spend
  • Have experience of preparing and drafting tender documentation under official EU procurement procedures
  • Have experience or knowledge of public sector procurement and EU procurement Regulations
  • Have experience of reviewing, drafting and negotiation of commercial contractual documents

Key skills: Buyer, tendering, contracts manager, tender strategy, procurement, public sector, purchasing and supply

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Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Retailing, Food & Drink and Health & Beauty sectors for both Client and Agency side throughout the UK