Assistant Buyer

Job Ref: 59946
Sector: Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 13 May 2019
  • Hillingdon, London, England, UK Hillingdon London GBR UB8 1UW
  • £175 - £250 per Day
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  • Leah Welsby
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We are looking for an assistant buyer to join a team based in Hillingdon on a 6 month contract.

This role will include but not be limited to:

  • Proactively develop relationships with departmental managers in the areas they have responsibility for to promote the procurement contribution
  • To implement Council requisitioning and purchasing policy
  • To resolve invoice discrepancies with Accounts Payable, stakeholders and suppliers
  • Maintain knowledge of current Team Plan and understanding of own contribution in order to deliver the plan
  • Identify and deliver opportunities where procurement can deliver benefit to a department by managing spend more effectively i.e. leveraging common items of spend across the council, consolidating spend with fewer suppliers.

The requirements for this assistant buyer role are:

  • MCIPS (or working towards)
  • Proof of CPD
  • Experience of applying basic procurement strategies, including the identification of risks, key outputs and deliverable
  • Ability to work with a range of procurement systems including E Commerce and E Sourcing
  • Experience of working with procurement processes to ensure value for money is achieved.

Basic knowledge of the following areas of procurement:

  1. Specifications
  2. Sourcing and Supplier Appraisal
  3. Invitations to Tender
  4. Bid evaluation
  5. Award of Contracts
  6. Contract administration
  7. E-procurement
  8. Spend analysis
  9. Bench marking techniques

This 6 month contract is based in Hillingdon on a 6 month contract.

For more information please contact Leah Welsby on 01296 311427 or leah.welsby@carbon60global.com

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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