Senior Buyer BEP

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  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire, N. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Contact:

    Leonie Kellar

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 to 8 months

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We are looking for a SENIOR BUYER to be based in Warrington

The successful Candidate will report to the Supply Chain Manager and would be responsible for the procurement of subcontract services to meet the programme and commercial requirements of the project

This would include providing appropriate input in to pre construction activities


Preparation of Subcontract Procurement Strategies for acceptance by the client

Preparation of Invitation to Tenders

Evaluation and conditioning of supplier responses

Carrying out commercial checks for suppliers and past performance
Conducting negotiations to enable the shortlisting of suppliers

Make shortlist recommendations to the Supply Chain Manager, project team and the client, highlighting distinguishing factors between suppliers and the rationale behind recommendations

Conducting final negotiations with selected suppliers and the preparation of contracts/orders in compliance with the Joint Venture procurement governance

Liaise with the project team to assist with the resolution of supply issues as required
Provide monthly reports on procurement and subcontractor performance

Monitor the supply market to identify potential new suppliers and products and meet with suppliers to understand their products

Understand the supplier market, keeping abreast of market developments, demand trends and risks

Provide supervision to buyers in relation to for procurement process activities assigned to them

Focus on exceeding minimum service expectations by delivering an agile, value adding service with a deep understanding of the client's requirements, technical competence, functional knowledge and process efficiency.

Establish performance led, long term supplier relationships focusing on value for money, service and product quality and continuous improvement

Support the development of the project Supply Chain Framework activities and associated supply chain engagement events

Support delivery of Sustainable Procurement and Socio Economic project plan

Proven capability of working within a procurement carrying out Sub Contract Procurement activities, supplier relationships including negotiation, production of Subcontract Order documents and process compliance.

Preferably within a construction related environment ideally within a highly regulated industry and on projects greater than 100m

Experience of working within a JV environment is preferable

The role will require excellent analytical skills, strong commercial awareness, a measured approach to decision making and the ability to ensure best value procurement