Senior Buyer

  • Location North Yorkshire
  • Salary £37,000 to £42,000 Per Annum
  • Basis Permanent
  • Consultant Lauren Bird-Newell
  • Call 02392322325
  • Contact Email about this job

Senior Buyer – North Yorkshire – Permanent – £37,000- £42,000 plus Car

Excipion’s leading civils and infrastructure client are looking for a Senior buyer to work on a new awarded contract and support the division to achieve their Business Plan through the implementation of the group supply chain strategy and policies in the day-today management of term maintenance.

Main duties will include:

  • Guidance and support the contracts admin team, ensuring that the Group Framework Agreements are utilised correctly.
  • Negotiate, draft, manage and review Local Purchasing Agreements with SMEs in accordance with group policy and process, for sign off by Procurement Manager.
  • Identify procurement betterment against group frameworks and advise the Supply Chain Team accordingly.
  • Aggregate spend where possible to ensure best commercial return.
  • Carry out third party audits on local supply chain to ensure compliant with eSource Vendor Management System, to implement regular 180/360 degree reviews of strategic and preferred Supply Chain coordinating responses received and implementing performance improvement planning.
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  • To provide governance in the correct use of processes, procedures and authorisation for all purchases managed within the division.
  • To liaise with Operations in the management of stock for the division including profiling, locations, picking, logistics, replenishment and reconciliation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Five years’ experience in a buying role within the civils/ construction industry
  • Experience of term maintenance
  • A CIPS qualification
  • In depth knowledge of the industry and market knowledge to coach others
  • Strong computer skills

This role will suit someone currently working as a Buyer or Senior Buyer or Procurement Lead or Category Manager or Strategic Buyer or Procurement Specialist within a Civils and Infrastructure business.

To apply for this role call Lauren Bird-Newell at Excipion on 02392 322 325 or e-mail your CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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