Assistant Buyer

Location West Malling
Discipline: Procurement & Supply Chain
Salary: £25000.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

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Job ref: 6693
Published: about 1 month ago

?Assistant Buyer!?
Are you passionate about making impactful contributions to procurement processes? Do you thrive in environments where attention to detail and strategic thinking are valued? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
As an Assistant Buyer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Head of Procurement and Contract Manager to achieve successful outcomes aligned with our procurement policy.
Key Responsibilities for the Assistant Buyer:

  • Assist in selecting and negotiating supplier contracts, leveraging your expertise to secure favourable terms.

  • Ensure timely issuance of purchase orders, maintaining compliance with procurement policies.

  • Collaborate with the Contracts Manager to facilitate the timely renewal of contracts.

  • Conduct ongoing due diligence on key suppliers to mitigate risk and uphold regulatory standards.

  • Foster relationships with approved suppliers and conduct service reviews to ensure quality and efficiency.

  • Maintain meticulous documentation to fulfil regulatory requirements and support compliance efforts.

  • Offer procurement-related assistance to various departments as needed, demonstrating versatility and adaptability.

Key skills for the Assistant Buyer:

  • 2 years’ experience in a procurement environment, showcasing a solid foundation in procurement practices.

  • Proficiency in sourcing and the purchase-to-pay process, coupled with analytical acumen and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication skills, enabling you to engage effectively with external suppliers and internal stakeholders.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills, both internally and externally, fostering collaboration and cooperation.

Apply now as the Assistant Buyer and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence in procurement!