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11 days ago

First Recruitment Group




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BuyerWatford – Remote Working with 2 Days in the office per weekPackage Benefits * Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position) * 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy) * Contribution Pension scheme * Life Assurance * Health Insurance * Private medical Insurance * And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etcAbout the "Buyer" roleThe client is looking to strengthen their Procurement team with a Buyer in the Thames region.

The individual will be responsible for looking after the negotiation and placing of material/sub-contract orders against operational requisitions including the collation of all contractual documentation, logging and maintenance of orders.

Some Responsiblities of the Buyer * Prepare and issue Requests for Quotations (RFQ). * Ensure adherence to Thame Water Mandatory Framework agreements are upheld.

* Negotiation with suppliers * Collation of data to regularly report on individual and department KPIs.Skills/Experience: * Degree level education, or qualified by experience. * Ideally, membership of professional body (RICS, CIPS), or working towards. * Significant experience of procurement in the construction industry.

* Sound working knowledge of the main forms of contract, NEC, JCT, CECA (ICE). * Knowledge of the forms of sub-contract for the building, civils and utilities sectors. * Experience of negotiating with suppliers and sub-contractors. * Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines.

* Competent in the use of 0365 software specifically MS Excel, and Multiple Purchasing systems. * Competent with use of Thames Water Business Collaborator system

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