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Buyer

Location: Other Salary: 27000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 8 days ago Reference: 3141333
Our client is a rapidly growing fast-paced business based in Bristol. They are looking for an experienced buyer to join the team in a key role.





The main focus of the position is to work with the Senior Buyer in supplier negotiations. You will also be responsible for supporting with contract negotiation and maintenance, supplier sourcing, and pricing. 

In addition you will be tasked with thinking strategically and driving efficiencys in purchasing.

Our client is going through an exciting period of change having acquired many smaller businesses in the last few years. 

This role will be highly varied with unique challenges each day, but you can definitely expect to be tasked with the following:

-Develop effective working relationships with key suppliers.
-Ensure that agreed terms are achieved, accounted for and that a consistent approach taken with all suppliers
-Effectively communicate with all relevant internal functions to ensure that goods and services are fit for purpose, cost savings are identified and changes implemented to achieve these savings
-Support the Senior Buyer in negotiations as required
-Provide purchasing support for capital projects as required
-Responsibility for approximately £5m worth of spend within supplies and services




We are looking for someone with experience of buying a range of goods or services, and an awareness of the contractual legal processes related to procurement. 

Moreover, you will enjoy using your interpersonal skills to engage with internal stakeholders and manage supplier relationships. 

Finally, you will be highly competent on Excel with experience in one or more of the following ~ V-lookup, Pivot Tables, Macro, VBA

If you feel this sounds like you, and you are looking for a new challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Alternatively, if you would like to find any further information before applying then please call Larisa or Jessica on 01179065571

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