Direct Buyer

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  • Location

    Runcorn, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Commercial Aviation

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jack Dawkins

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Title: Direct Buyer
Location: Cheshire region
Salary: Competitive

Job overview
We are currently supporting a leading sector organisation that have a global footprint in delivering services to the highest standard. They have around 850 customers Worldwide, providing best-in-class airport ground services for some 200 million passengers annually, handling approximately 4.5 million tonnes of air cargo at 130 warehouses world-wide. Several of their warehouses have been certified for Pharmaceutical Logistics.

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who will contribute to the implementation and on-going management of the Procure to Pay (P2P) system. In addition, you will support the P2P end users with their supplier, sourcing & system queries across the UK & Ireland, for the initial 3-6 months of this role.

Following this the opportunity will support the Direct Procurement Manager in sourcing and tender activity for business-critical needs.

Key Responsibilities
*Check and verify that requisitions are complete and conform
* Complete requisitions by amending or adding supplier and spend category information
* Perform simple tendering activities
* Regularly verify supplier catalogues with regards to contract compliance and correct price and spend category information
* Create new catalogues and co-ordinate technical approvals
* Work cross functionally to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the data held in the P2P system
* Audit and update the P2P system to ensure the master data is accurate
* Perform spend analysis & reporting
* Consolidate vendors where possible
* Understand the strategic and tactical requirements of the Procurement function
* Ensure compliance
* Deal with workflow issues including raising and approving POs.

Key Requirements
* Maintenance of supplier related master data in P2P system.
* Preferably at least 2 years' experience in a P2P, Procurement or Accounts Payable environment
* Bachelor or Master Degree in Business or other relevant field is desirable
* MCIPS or studying towards the qualification is desirable
* Proficiency in English
* Competent in Microsoft Office Package with skilled user of Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Office 365 is desirable
* Excellent attention to detail & analytical skills
* Good stakeholder/relationship management skills
* Ability to work collaboratively with other departments
* Able to remain calm under pressure and support colleagues
* Positive attitude

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins - / 01617-.071-.516