Job Description

Senior Buyer

Role: Senior Buyer
Hourly Rate: £35 ph Umbrella (inside IR35)
Length of contract: until March 2022
Location: Washington, Tyne and Wear - however working from home during Covid

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to work for a major defence contractor on a contract to the end of March 2022. The role will offer remote working but the successful candidate will be required to attend the site in Samlesbury once covid restrictions are lifted. This role would suit candidates that have experience working in plant and equipment and site infrastructure. This role is expected to turn around quickly therefore don't delay in sending through your CV.

Skills and experience:

Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
Ability to manage contracts including contract negotiation
Supplier Management
Experience working in a similar position or a related degree
Experience within construction and/or plant & equipment categories is desirable
Managing the transaction (SAP/Coupa)
Strong negotiation and communication skills
Excellent financial acumen
Good understanding of construction & engineering processes
Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met
Strong IT systems knowledge and experience (MS Word and Excel)
Comfortable in a fast-paced commercial environment
Ability to read, understand and abstract technical information from drawings and specifications to procure materials, equipment and services Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: (phone number removed)

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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