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Indirects Buyer

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 28000 - 34000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3141841
A successful and well known company based in Bristol is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Buyer. You will be working in a rewarding and exciting environment where personal development and professional progression are encouraged.

This is an exciting time to join as the company has gone through change, acquisitions and mergers, creating a number of new roles at group level.

The role

• To work with the Senior Buyer or any exec member/sponsor in supplier negotiations as required.
• To support the group with purchasing capability (Negotiating new contracts and maintaining existing contracts with suppliers to include, sourcing, pricing, and maintenance of contracts)
• To drive efficiencies in purchases of goods not for resale focusing on value and continuity of service
• To support Senior Buyer in shaping the strategy for supplies and services to the business
• Prepare, produce and communicate all relevant documentation regarding terms, contractual obligations etc as specified by the business.
• To ensure that all relevant purchasing/commercial contact details are updated on the relevant systems and data bases.
• Develop and produce Purchasing dashboard for monthly board meetings
• Responsibility for approximately £5m worth of spend within supplies and services, as well as project development work responsibility.

The person

• Educated to A level or equivalent of graduate calibre.
• Experience of the commercial environment essential
• Minimum of 3 years of purchasing required. Ideally from buying a variety of goods and services.
• A working knowledge of ERP systems and financial management information and the ability to integrate
• A sound understanding of business practices including an understanding of the contractual legal process, and financial practices.
• Advanced user of Excel, competent in use of Pivot Tables, V-lookup etc, ability to handle large quantities of raw data and summarise and interpret.

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