Buyer - SAP

  • Location:

    Coventry, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £225 - £250 per day

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Role: Buyer

Location: Coventry

Duration: 9 Months

Rate of Pay: Negotiable on experience (PAYE ONLY)

Position Summary

The Buyer, Indirect Procurement uses expertise for a range of purchasing activities, including pricing and negotiating with suppliers to reach highest quality at best value. Performs purchasing activities, whilst ensuring procurement procedures are in compliance with government laws, regulations and management objectives.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs purchasing activities including processing Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, resolving pricing discrepancies, discounts, negotiating terms and long-term contracts where applicable, with suppliers and delivery of goods/services
  • Evaluates quotations received from prospective suppliers and provide feedback regarding award of purchase orders to the Senior Buyer
  • Ensures formal and legal contractual documentation are attached to the purchase orders, encompassing all corporate and government requirements
  • Ensures compliance to government laws, regulations and the company's procurement policies, and procedures
  • Identifies problem areas, initiates corrective action and establishes problem resolution dates in a timely manner
  • Maintains current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system (e.g. delivery dates, pricing, change orders)
  • Support the Group Indirect Procurement Director, the Group Head of Corporate Services Procurement, may provide guidance to corporate stakeholders as required, and Drives CI activity and business strategies

Skills, Knowledge:

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • SAP /S4 HANA experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong prioritisation skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Analytical and research Skills
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • ERP Systems experience

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.

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