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Buyer (interim)

Salary Negotiable
Location Oxford, Oxfordshire
Job Type Temp Jobs
Job Ref HQ00059074
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Macildowie are pleased to be working with an Oxfordshire based client as they seek to recruit an immediately available interim Buyer.

You'll be joining an experienced procurement team supporting the business to deliver a commercial, quality focused procurement service. You'll be managing the end to end procurement process across a broad variety of categories, delivering to agreed savings targets, and managing suppliers' performance whilst mitigating risk.

To succeed in the role, you'll be able to demonstrate your ability to build strong stakeholder relationships, supporting stakeholders through the procurement process whilst also challenging and influencing them when required.

In addition, you'll need to demonstrate;

  • your ability to drive process adherence throughout the procurement cycle
  • your strategic and tactical approach to cost management
  • your great negotiation skills that deliver win-win outcomes
  • your ability to work at pace on multiple projects and to deadlines
  • the ability to assimilate information from multiple sources, challenging and quickly assessing validity and understand the true nature of a situation

Ideally, you'll have had direct exposure to a range of 'indirect' categories, with knowledge of FM related categories being particularly useful.

You'll also need to be available to start within 2 weeks of being offered the role.

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