Commodity Buyer

  • Location

    North East England, England

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    £17 - £18 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Millward

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Morson are proud to be partnering a global operation who are currently seeking a Commodity Buyer on a sort term basis.

This individual will be handling the procurement activities related to Real Estate/Facility Management for UK.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to self-manage workload, manage multiple projects in parallel, set target dates, meet deadlines, follow processes, develop a commodity roadmap of projects and implement projects to achieve optimum results.

The candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, must be organized, curious, self-driven and have a strong focus on optimization of sourcing activities through the development and implementation of procurement methodologies and strategies.


* Implement Real Estate procurement strategies based on market intelligence and overall Procurement strategy and gear Procurement processes towards strategic objectives and Customer service needs Support in implementing / expediting Sector / Corporate-specific cost reduction programs
* Contribution to cross-division cost optimization and exploitation of RE Procurement synergies at SGRE as well as ensuring SCM Compliance including P2P
* Drive Supplier Management processes (e.g. evaluation, development, initiatives, control) to obtain best suppliers and ensure transparency and early integration
* Collaborate with regional and global members of Supply Chain Management
*Immediate projects to manage: introduce here the priority tenders/needs we have in the pipeline

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

* 5 years of experience in Procurement
* Ideally 5 years of experience with sourcing or managing Facility Management services
* Sourcing activities: Experience in sourcing activities, tender preparation and execution
* Supplier Management: Experience in supplier implementation and management
* Negotiation: must be able to negotiate legal contracts, framework agreements and conduct business term and price negotiations utilizing various types of advanced negotiation concepts, including e-bidding and e-auctions
* Excellent time management skills ability to work with minimal supervision
* Results driven personality advanced interpersonal and communication skills
* Software skills Excel, PowerPoint, Word and ERP systems