Direct Buyer

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    Runcorn, Cheshire

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    Commercial Aviation

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    Jack Dawkins

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  • Published:

    4 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;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Business or other relevant field is desirable;
  • MCIPS or studying towards the qualification is desirable;
  • 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