Indirect Buyer

Cast UK Limited
North West England
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Buyer - Indirect North West £30,000 - £35,000 Role Profile We are currently recruiting for a Buyer for a public sector organisation based in the North West. This is an excellent opportunity to work on high profile procurement projects within the organisation. Key responsibilities include: Delivering tendering processes in accordance with category strategies and EU Procurement Directives Provide consultative advice to stakeholders on a project by project basis Analyse data to develop specific tender strategies Build a strong relationship with stakeholders in order to develop understanding of key challenges and business objectives Negotiate contracts to deliver savings Skills and Experience The successful candidate will demonstrate: Experience in a public sector procurement environment (EU Procurement Directive, OJEU) Impeccable project management skills, able to always meet strict deadlines Experience in working on larger scale procurement activities, particularly in accordance to OJEU regulations Clear understanding of the importance of procurement functions within a business Strong communication and negotiation skills Strong commercial acumen Personable and able to build lasting relationships CIPS qualifications beneficial Client Our client is a public sector organisation based in the North West, offering great development and progression opportunities for ambitiously-minded candidates. Remuneration £30,000 - £35,000 plus benefits About Cast UK Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit . This job was originally posted as