Senior Buyer

Location Stockton-on-Tees
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Alex Oxberry

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Published: 30 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer on behalf of our client based in Stockton-on-Tees. This is a full time permanent role.

Primary purpose of role

  • Work with all members of the Procurement team to achieve results and develop good working relationships

  • Ensure goods and services are procured in line with the client’s policies and procedures, achieving value for money

  • Engage, develop & manage assigned reports

  • Provide assistance to the Procurement Management Team in the strategic development of the Supplier Base

Major duties

  • Promote and monitor compliance with good procurement policies and best practice ensuring probity and ethics across the clients business, working alongside other support functions including Legal, Finance & HR

  • Co-ordinate with all the sites to support general, Capital and Project Procurement activities

  • Manage, develop, and engage assigned reports, being clear about job and team requirements, monitoring and addressing development, performance & welfare actions

  • Manage and develop contracts for goods and services giving consideration to contract strategy, commercial structure, terms and conditions of contract, and cross site efficiencies and initiatives

  • Comply with purchasing systems and procedures, ensuring value & quality goods and services are procured

  • Manage and maintain the invitation to tender processes. Develop contracts considering terms and conditions, structure, strategy, and cross-site initiatives

  • Effectively work with assigned project teams, internal customers, and the Procurement team to develop and improve contracts, terms & conditions, structure, strategy and performance

  • Contract management, including identifying supply chain efficiencies and supplier performance issues

  • Contract process ownership including invitation to tender and post contract management for the client

  • Understand customer needs & provide consistently excellent service and the ability to adapt and work effectively across all situations

  • Liaise with the relevant departments in the pre-qualification of all suppliers

  • Portray the position of Senior Buyer, positively & professionally, taking responsibility for personal outcomes within job responsibilities and is focused on achieving

  • Actively improve, develop and enhance new & existing skills, learning from past experiences and adapting behaviour in response to feedback

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.