Interim Senior Buyer Professional Services and Corporate Services
6 Month Contract
350 to 450 per day
Our client, a prestigious utilities organisation affecting every UK household, is looking to add an Interim Senior Buyer to its influential HQ purchasing function.
Working across the Professional Services and Corporate Services categories, you'll use a range of commercial purchasing skills such as negotiation, project management and relationship management.
We're looking for energetic, results focussed people with some experience of procurement. A good appreciation of procurement processes, strategic sourcing and category process is essential. You'll also need the communication and negotiation skills to build productive relationships with customers and suppliers.
Essential Skills and Qualifications :
Evidence of complex strategic procurement Not PO Processing
Hit the ground running
Running procurement projects Not senior level experience
Experience of following a structured process
Experience of energy, utilities or regulated procurement would be helpful but is not essential, providing you are highly analytical and able to get to grips with new information quickly.
Influencing without authority
Strong communication skills
Good analytical skills
Tenacious and challenging
Experience of working with a disparate group of stakeholders