Buyer - 6 Month FTC

SF Group
Newton Solney
£28,000 per annum
20 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

SF Group are recruiting for an experienced procurement professional as a Buyer where you will carry out low value commodity sourcing for a complete supply chain solution and maintain and manage a wide range of commodities. As a key member of the procurement team you will own all aspects of the supplier control processes including the effective planning, buying and expediting of low value and low spend commodity sourcing solutions.

You will be:

  • Managing a given portfolio of direct material/services and ensuring that all aspects from requisition to pay are managed within the required timescales
  • Manage all stakeholders to ensure smooth completion of the above
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Engage early with the business to ensure time is available to complete the Purchasing tasks
  • Manage the complete tendering/competitive bid process
  • Negotiate final pricing and all appropriate Terms & Conditions

You will possess:

  • Degree level education which is advantageous but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Flexible, pragmatic, independent characteristics
  • Deadline focused
  • Negotiation skills
  • High level IT skills
  • Willingness to follow CIPS qualifications

6 Month FTC, Full Time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
£28,000 to £30,000 per annum pro rata