Operational Buyer


  • £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Posted: 11/09/2017
  • London SE1 6LW London
  • Job Ref: 123103431
  • Permanent

Job Details

Are you an Operational Buyer looking to work in a supportive environment? You have the opportunity to work in a relatively new procurement function with a strong team around you. Due to an internal promotion the organisation are looking for a Buyer to support the stakeholders in their requests for spend and make recommendations where a better procurement solution can be identified.

Location: London

Reporting to the Operational Procurement Manager you will be consistent in completing the following duties:

• You will review buying trends, procurement levers and sourcing options to add value to the procurement function.

• Implement or work in conjunction with the Category Management to implement the value added sourcing changes.

• Review, Process and approve requisitions on the P2P system.

• Lead, drive and manage transactional buying and tactical savings programmes.

• Provide sourcing expertise and advice to stakeholders.

• Lead the continuous improvement and performance in the programme, invoicing, contract consolidation and online catalogue development.

• End user support for the users of the P2P system and assist colleagues with procurement related queries.

• Resolve purchase order, invoicing and payment issues.

As a successful Operational Buyer you will have experience in the following:

• Transactional buying and purchase order processing.

• Experience of processing orders on ERP systems.

• Internal customer relationships.

• Project Management.

• Stakeholder management.

• Computer literate with good knowledge of Excel.

You will have good communication, analytical and data manipulation skills. You will be a self-starter, proactive, well organised and have the ability to work under pressure.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing team who are fully focussed on adding value to their procurement function. You will be rewarded with an annual salary of £31,476 p.a. plus employee benefits.

This is an opportunity not to be missed. If you are an experienced Buyer, with relevant experience outlined above, then please apply online today with a copy of your CV.

Please feel free to call Greg Kneuss 0121 272 8260 to discuss your application in more detail.