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  • Location:

    Warrington, Cheshire

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  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Contact:

    Samantha Clinch

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Buyer - Warrington - 6 Months

Role Description

To work as part of a Public Sector procurement team, procuring goods and services across the
business for multi-disciplined categories from Professional, Operational, Research and
Development, services and transactional buying. Including implementing and managing a
range of contracts and agreements with third party suppliers.

Key Accountabilities
* Working with stakeholders across the business to guide, advise and deliver procurement
opportunities, in compliance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, internal processes
and procedures.
* Identify and deliver value adding opportunities from the supply chain and/or by making
internal process improvements.
* Contribute to and lead where appropriate with negotiations / tender exercises.
* Place contracts and purchase orders within own delegated authority, ensuring the contract
terms & conditions are appropriate and protect customers from unnecessary
* Liaise with Legal Team and other Departments to ensure a compliant procurement
approach is taken.
* Implementing and managing contracts, ensuring KPI's are monitored and managed
appropriately, payments to third parties and claims for payments from the customer
are timely and accurate.
* Assist in the collation and presentation of procurement-based reports.
* Assist individuals with issues and problems on a local site by site basis.
* Provide guidance / support to members of the Procurement team and broader
* Provide assistance and support to the Procurement Managers/Senior Buyers as
and when required.

* Meeting the targets and timescales set out in the Procurement Plan
* Production of procurement reports and analysis in line with periodic reporting.
* Use of appropriate terms & conditions.
* Responding to customer queries in a timely manner.
* Adhering to all legislative, regulatory and company procedures / standards e.g. safety,
quality, risk, security.

Essential Skills/Qualifications
* Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) level 4 professional qualification or
working towards this.
* Minimum of 3 years experience in a procurement environment
* Ability to understand technical requirements.
* Experience of managing multiple contracts concurrently.
* Excellent interpersonal skills - confidence, drive, challenge, influencing skills,

Desirable Skills/Qualifications
* Experience of working in a Public Sector organisation, a knowledge and understanding of
the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
* Knowledge of Agresso, Business World.
* General commercial business experience.

Buyer - Warrington - 6 Months

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