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  • Job reference: RMS0155280

General Buyer - Professional - 25781

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/09/2015
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
An IT project Buyer- IT HARDWARE An IT Hardware Buyer (Server, Storage, PC Equipment, Engineering Workstations, Printers etc) that has a broad background in IT procurement and has the ability to interface with multiple business and IT stakeholders on complex projects for IT Hardware and associated financial lease agreements who has a broad background in the procurement of IT hardware and services with respect to high value, complex IT projects. Requirement to support internal IT function with respect to: potentially supervise 1 direct report # price and terms and conditions negotiation providing commercial leadership # taking responsibility for conducting the tender / competition process processing Purchase Orders commitments on behalf having knowledge/expertise in relation to supplier quotations # maximising all available economies of scale and influencing the demand in order to optimise specification, marketplace opportunities and value for money

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to think strategically Supplier quotation evaluation# Commodity Knowledge of IT and specifically hardware Negotiation of both price and terms and conditions Business Acumen / Commercial Outlook Empathy and the Ability to Arbitrate Leadership ability Ability and confidence to interface with senior IT stakeholders. Stand-a-lone competence Competance on Microsoft Office. Previous experience in procuring, and negotiating high value, complex projects often in a time constained Previous experience in procuring, and negotiating high value, complex requirements often in a time constrained environment.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
A detailed understanding of terms and conditions pertaining to IT project services

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