Principal Indirect Procurement Buyer

Ceema Technology Recruitment
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
A leading global engineering company based in Stevenage is looking to add an experienced Principal Indirect Procurement Buyer to their business to join their IGP organisation on a contract basis for an initial period of 6 months. Experience required: Competent and experienced Procurement Specialist. A proven track record in delivering cost savings and service enhancements through established procurement best practice and implementation of the tender process. Enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable individual. Able to deal with complex situations and effectively influence senior stakeholders and suppliers. Competent contract negotiator with ability to draft contract agreements and approve terms and conditions. A natural leader and communicator, able to build strong relationships. Experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales. Strong interpersonal skills, a forward thinking approach and an appreciation of cross cultural working. Your Accountabilities will include: Being responsible for managing the procurement activities for Travel and Communications for the UK and to working closely to compliment Group level strategies. Supervising a Principal Buyer within the UK General Procurement team. Proactively reviewing future needs and leading the procurement/sourcing process. Lead the supplier negotiations on behalf of the organisation, brief and present recommended contracting solutions to senior stakeholders. Maintain the strategic outlook over a 5 year period and ensure continuation of services is maintained. Keep up to date with the latest developments/improvements in the marketplace, researching and recommending improved models. Attend regular supplier review meetings to ensure they are delivering to contract SLA's. Regular travel within the UK & Europe to work closely with our international procurement colleagues and the UK stakeholders and suppliers. If the above position is something that you would be keen to hear more about, and you hold a current or are eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK security clearance, then please apply now with your updated CV now This job was originally posted as