Senior Buyer

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2021-05-24 11:45:431970-01-01 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Temp
Area Blackburn, United Kingdom Blackburn United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Buyer
Salary £15 - £35
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_837798
Job Views 298

Role: Senior Buyer  
Hourly Rate: £35 ph Umbrella (inside IR35)
Length of contract: until March 2022
Location: Glascoed, however working from home during Covid 

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to work for a major defence contractor on a contract to the end of March 2022. The role will offer remote working but the successful candidate will be required to attend the site once covid restrictions are lifted. This role would suit candidates that have experience working in plant and equipment and site infrastructure. This role is expected to turn around quickly therefore don’t delay in sending through your CV.

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Ability to manage contracts including contract negotiation
  • Supplier Management
  • Experience working in a similar position or a related degree
  • Experience within construction and/or plant & equipment categories is desirable 
  • Managing the transaction (SAP/Coupa)
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent financial acumen 
  • Good understanding of construction & engineering processes
  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Strong IT systems knowledge and experience (MS Word and Excel)
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Ability to read, understand and abstract technical information from drawings and specifications to procure materials, equipment and services

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 837750

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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