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  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Morson International are recruiting a Buyer on behalf of our prestigious Defence client, based in Stevenage.

Job Description:

Provide support to the UK Construction procurement strategy with duties consisting but not limited to:
o Running & supporting Competitive Tender Events via the Ivalua Tool
o Planning Tender Programmes and agreeing meeting dates with stakeholders
o Supplier Sourcing for the UK Construction Category
o Identify savings opportunities, capture & record Savings achieved via Ivalua Tender events
o Provide support to raise Purchase Orders during busy periods
o Contract Management of On Site Security Supplier
o Support the Indirect UK Construction Team in preparing for Procurement Gate Reviews
o Support Indirect Procurement Team with invoice queries

Lead low value/low complexity negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products
Understand and be able to negotiate contract clauses such as pricing, delivery, liquidated damages, termination, insurance etc by using templates provided
Manage suppliers and where necessary build up longer term supplier management expectations
Build strong relationships with suppliers in order to meet Internal Customer requirements effectively.
Build strong relationships with FM, Security & SHE Team in order to support their requirements and needs


Commercial experience of contract terms and conditions is required

Knowledge of cost make-up and pricing is desirable but not essential

Previous experience of procurement