Technology Buyer

Location
Farnborough
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
22 Jun 2017
Closes
20 Jul 2017
Ref
HQ00013161
Contact
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
BPSS, DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent
We are accepting applications for a new opportunity to work as a Technology Buyer to be positioned within a Cyber and Information Technology Procurement Team for one of the world's leading defence, technology, and security companies.

You will be working in a state of the art complex, surrounded by innovative individuals. As part of the Procurement Team, you will be given both the freedom to perform your role and any continuous professional development you require.

Job Description

As Technology Buyer you will be supporting the Bids team to win new business, and as such this role requires a person with a strong track record in the delivery of end to end Procurement. This is primarily a technology sourcing role, working on high value / low volume contracts. You will be a proven professional with a demonstrable ability to create, shape and influence business outcomes.

It is vital that you have experience of procuring supply chain resource, specifically Technology or Information Technology. You need to have quick reactions and foresight in order to cope with this fast-moving industry sector, and you definitely need to be self-motivated and confident.

Qualifications / Experience

Business, IT, Finance, Supply Chain Management or Engineering; higher-level education or degree qualification preferred
MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification preferred, though the client can support you in achieving this qualification
Proven contract negotiation skills in both a strategic relationship and sourcing environment
Experienced in the delivery of Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management
Knowledge and understanding of procurement systems and infrastructure

Job Title:Technology Buyer
Salary:Up to £45,000pa
Location:Farnborough, Hampshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:LF/HQ 13161

Security

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. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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