Senior Buyer - Defence

Location
Farnborough
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Ref
HQ00012769
Contact
Adam King
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Your experience of pre-contract procurement and strong understanding of bids would allow you to add immediate impact to an established team within my client. You will also be required to have experience working on a variety of repeatable projects.

This role will give you the opportunity to work on high value projects with some of the leading Defence contractors. You will be working in a state of the art complex, surrounded by innovative individuals where professional development is encouraged.


Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.


About the job:

They currently require the services of a Senior Buyer. This role includes:-

- Negotiating with suppliers
- Building strong relationships with internal stakeholders
- Bid management
- Development and execution of sourcing strategy
- Identifying savings opportunities
- Managing suppliers and building up longer-term relationships
- Assessing supplier performance to ensure targets are met
- Identifying and defining supplier development activities


About you:

- Strong experience of procurement within a multi-project environment
- Experience of pre-contract procurement and bids / tenders
- Confident negotiator of Terms and Conditions
- Background in Defence


Senior Buyer Defence
Farnborough


Keywords: procurement, buyer, buying, purchasing, apics, cips, mcips, cpm, cpim, supply chain, defence, aerospace, maritime, marine, navy, aviation, mod, weapons, land, bidding, pre-contract

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens or those who have lived in UK for at least the last 5 years. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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