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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £39000 per annum + £3,500 car allowance

  • Contact:

    Matt Williamson

  • Contact email:

    mattw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007184_1562691085

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Key Responsibilities:

- Support in delivering the roll-out of procurement training and upskilling programmes across the charity, in line with the procurement strategy by using best practice guides and presentation packs

- Support the Head of Procurement in any strategic tendering activities


- Responsible for the end-to-end delivery of non strategic tender activities as allocated, from initial requirements gathering market analysis, tender/contract award and post tender analysis and lessons learnt

- Deliver the set-up of tender activities,including use of any e-procurement tools, competitive quotation initiatives, outcome evaluation reports and trackers, through to final contract award

- Establish partnering relationships with internal stakeholders supporting any tendering processes, quoting processes to deliver best value solutions to the organisation

- Working as a busiess partner model with internal stakeholders across the charity, attending meetings as required, when tendering projects are in progress, including facilitating supplier meetings and presentations to set deadlines and ensuring all due diligence and best practice processes are adhered to by stakeholders and suppliers throughout.

- Responsible for regular reviews od exisiting and new commercial Agreements, in order to deliver cost or efficiency savings through data analysis of exisiting spend across a range of suppliers

- Responsible together with and working in collaboration with our legal team, that those tenders undertaken and contracts awarded accurately reflect the best possible commercial terms, fit the stakeholders needs and are in line with the organisation's financial delegated authority levels

- Responsible for some supplier relationships, including regular supplier meetings and contract management reviews

- To always seek to deliver best value for money procurement solutions to the organisaiton

Desirables:

- Public sector procurement experience within the NHS