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Buyer FTC

Location: TAUNTON, SOMERSET Salary: 24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 5 months ago Reference: 3057176
Are you an immediately available Buyer in the Somerset area?

A large public sector organisation based in the Taunton area is currently recruiting for a Buyer/Procurement Officer to cover a 6 months maternity contract. Due to the nature of the role and the size of the organisation it is very likely that the contract will be extended.

You will be wroking along 6-8 other procurement professionals, reporting into the Category Manager.

Working under the guidance of the Contracts Manager you will have experience in managing service contracts within the public sector, in particular the requirements of temporary labour workforce. You should have familiarity with a variety of procurement routes to market including the use of Framework Agreements.

You will ensure that value for money is achieved through the application of best procurement practice. You will manage new procurement projects as well as managing existing service contracts.

You should have strong problem solving and analytical skills and demonstrate effective internal and external stakeholder management. You will also be competent in the use of computer systems and in particular the use of MS Office suite and be competent with using e-tendering software. As a member of the Procurement team you will actively contribute to the provision of an efficient, professional and customer focused supplies service.

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