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Senior Buyer

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Ed Browning
  • Contact Email: edb@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010815_1650633770

Cedar are working with a well-known organisation in the third sector to find a Senior Buyer to join their procurement team. This role is based on a 12 month FTC which may be extended, and offers a salary up to £44,000. This role will be a mixture of home working and working in their London office (expectation is 3 days in the office initially, with more flexibility after).

Having recently undergone a positive transformation, this is a fantastic time to join the organisation and shape their future! Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the successful candidate can make a real difference and help deliver best value for money procurement solutions.

Purpose of the role:

  • Supporting and extending the Procurement function across all of Marie Curie
  • To support all aspects of Procurement processes on due diligence procedures for Supplier Management and new supplier set-ups.
  • Supporting the Head of Procurement in promotion of the Procurement strategy and compliance to the Procurement policy.

Candidates applying must have:

  • Proven experience working with Procurement processes and providers
  • At least 1 year's experience working at a Senior Buyer level
  • Project Management experience
  • Excellent IT skills; particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Any knowledge/experience using Oracle ERP system is a bonus!
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

What's in it for you?

  • A generous pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan - if applicable
  • Continuous professional development (with on-going CIPS training if required)
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Flexible working model

If you feel this is the role for you, apply now!