Senior Buyer contract

Senior Buyer contract

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited | Scotland, Scotland, UK

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Temporary Senior Buyer, Ayrshire, Initial 3 month with extension potential Your new companyHays are delighted to be exclusively representing an international manufacturing organisation.Your new roleThe main purpose of the Senior Buyer is to implement the procurement strategy, lead negotiations with the supply base to reduce the overall costs of bought in materials and ensure flow down of customer Business Agreements across multiple suppliers is embedded and managed.Key responsibilities include:- To manage a number of high value strategic suppliers- To monitor the overall performance of the supply base and produce clear management information for reviews- To develop and improve performance of the key suppliers with regard to cost, quality, other contract terms and service- Support supplier assessment activities and supplier development plans as part of multi-functional team- Conduct competitive and non-competitive supplier selection, as part of an MFT, dependant on strategic requirements - Support supplier assessment activities and supplier development plans as part of multi-functional teamFull job description is available upon request.What you'll need to succeed- Several year's experience in a professional procurement environment- Understanding of contract law/regulations - Understanding of financial management basics- Good internal and external relationship management abilities- Strong communication skillsWhat you'll get in return- Competitive premium hourly rate of £22.62- 28 days annual leave pro rata- Potential for contract extension and/or temporary to permanent opportunityWhat you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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