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Procurement Logistics Buyer (4 month FTC)

Procurement Logistics Buyer (4 month FTC)

  • Location

    Harlow, Essex

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Williamson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    13 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:


The role:

  • Support the execution of sourcing activity including the preparation and management of tender processes (RFIs/ RFPs), supplier appraisal and selection, negotiation and contract.
  • Assess and negotiate new supplier T&Cs and onboarding new suppliers in terms of set-up.
  • Work flexibly delivering commercial projects as required to maximize value for the organization.
  • Ensuring all commercial activity completed in line with Procurement Policy
  • Raising purchase orders, managing through to delivery
  • Analysis of supply failures and corrective action
  • Take responsibility for actions and analyzing issues whilst delivering the solution to all root causes - not quick fixes
  • Identify risk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognized tools and standards

The person:

  • Experience of working in a commercial environment, with relevant exposure to Procurement principles and techniques
  • Experience in a distribution/logistics procurement role highly desirable, including sourcing packaging materials
  • Experience in working as part of a cross-functional team and influencing others in order to land business change
  • First rate written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of managing suppliers and stakeholders
  • Experience of commercial negotiation with suppliers
  • Knowledge of contract law desirable