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Junior Buyer

  • Location

    Gateshead

  • Sector:

    Purchasing, Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Helen Dodds

  • Email:

    helen.dodds@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    N42512_1656673526

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-31

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Sellick Partnership are delighted to be working with a nationwide charitable organisation to recruit a Junior Buyer. As a Junior Buyer you will support and oversee the buying processes for all goods and services.

This is an agile working role partially home and office based, therefore you will require the ability to work effectively independently, and as a virtual team, under pressure to meet challenging deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, source and engage with suppliers to establish an approved, effective and rationalised supplier database
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with key suppliers to ensure; continuity of supply, quality of goods and services, effective contract terms, attentive customer service, and competitive pricing
  • Establish and deliver appropriate buying processes and systems for goods and services ensuring best value
  • Prepare periodic reports on category spend purchases, cost analyses, compliance with agreed purchasing process. Track and report on key functional metrics
  • Work with key stakeholders in the organisation to ensure clarity on purchasing procedures
  • Manage energy supply arrangements, including liaison with external advisors and energy contractors and other utility providers
  • Support property mobilisations and demobilisations in terms of on-boarding and off-boarding third party suppliers and contracts
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming demand, along with key stakeholders, for goods and services

Benefits:

  • Company contributary pension scheme
  • Access to employee benefits platform
  • 25 days leave plus 2 well being days and birthday day off
  • Flexible/hybrid working - home and office, TBA
  • 37 hour week but flexible hours Mon-Fri, office hours between 7am-6pm

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Helen Dodds in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion.

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