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  • Job reference: RMS0131431

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/10/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a leading engineering solutions provider for blue-chip companies in the UK.

The Role:
The Senior Buyer will supervise purchasing related activities at project level, and ensure they are carried out for the Company in accordance with proven procedures and practices. This is to ensure that the company’s and the client's best interests are always protected both from commercial and integrity perspectives.

The Senior Buyer is expected to take the lead and responsibility for the effectiveness of the procurement function on that project.

Ensure that the product requisitioned is purchased in accordance with requirements, within budget and the negotiated delivery meets the programme.

Develop the procurement strategy and plan for the project in accordance with project requirements. Contribute to the content of the procurement parameters for the project quality manual (PQM).

Set up the specific working documents for the project, to ensure that sufficient information is available in a clear format so that adequate reporting can be performed.

The Senior Buyer will have experience of project buying rather than just commodity buying

The Senior Buyer will have extensive functional experience in a senior purchasing role, and will have experience negotiating T'S & C's, working from bespoke specifications, assessment of tenders.

Extensive experience in managing and leading a team of procurement professionals.

Drive supply chain value through the leadership and management of the project.

Extensive experience of Project Management and it’s interaction with different functions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
MCIPS or equivalent qualified
Nuclear or oil and gas background

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of buying materials such as instrumentation, valves, electrical, pipework, and vessels
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