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  • Job reference: RMS0162619

IT Senior Buyer -29669

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/12/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
* Skills, experience and qualifications required:
* Strong buying and negotiating expertise
* Strong sense of `business acumen and analytical skills
* Experience in supplier management
* Strong leadership and influencing skills
* Excellent stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience
* An excellent negotiator with a proven track record of successful commercial negotiations
* Strong project management skills with ability to manage and execute complex projects on time and in budget
* Professionally qualified with a proven track record in a purchasing or other commercial negotiating environment
* Broad Purchasing experience essential, a background in IT procurement and experience of managing large scale complex construction projects would be an advantage
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/internal stakeholders
* Ability to be highly organised with continual focus on attention to detail
* A commercial understanding of terms and conditions and ability to negotiate them (with the support of OGC)
* Driving licence and passport required

Skills Preferred:
* A detailed understanding of terms and conditions pertaining to IT project services # Languages - preferably Slovakian!

Experience Preferred:
* Experience in global procurement

Education Required:
* Degree and/or CIPS qualification

Additional Information :
* Languages (Slovakian ideally) would be advantageous but not essential
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