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Assistant Buyer

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Purchasing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £150 - £250 per day

  • Consultant:

    Alex Rowland

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Sellick Partnership are currently working with a successful and growing Public Sector organisation in Derbyshire who seek an Assistant Buyer on a temporary basis for 3 months. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Procurement professional to further develop their career and gain some invaluable experience.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Assistant Buyer:

  • Supporting the tendering of contracts and issuing invitation to tender documentation
  • Supporting on tenders and liaising with departments to help draw up required documentation
  • Contract management and monitoring
  • Monitoring the current supplier database and identifying new opportunities for the organisation
  • Ensuring that both new and existing suppliers are fully vetted and compliant
  • Monitoring contract performance & making recommendations as and when possible
  • Providing procurement advice to staff and departments on related activities (pricing, suppliers, etc)

The successful Assistant Buyer will:

  • Part-Qualified CIPS or a good level of Public Sector exposure
  • Have extensive experience of OJEU and working on Tendering processes
  • Professional Services exposure would be a distinct advantage

If you feel your experience matches the above criteria and are interested in this role, please send your CV to Alex Rowland at Sellick Partnership or give me a call for a confidential chat.

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