Assistant Buyer

From £20,803 to £27,059 per annum
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Assistant Buyer Old Trafford, Gtr Manchester Grade 2: £20,803 pa - £27,059 pa 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday (flexi-time) Our client is a charitable, not-for-profit housing association, providing housing and management services to over 7,000 households across the Greater Manchester area. They are currently seeking to recruit an Assistant Buyer to support the Procurement Manager in all aspects of supply chain management, tenders, management of contracts and key suppliers/contractors. As Assistant Buyer, you will continually evaluate and seek to improve the supply chain service to ensure that it meets the evolving needs of clients. You will support and drive forward process improvements within the supply chain. The role will involve Obtaining and providing accurate management information to support decision making and you will support and assist the Procurement Manager in the development of strategies and policies. The successful candidate will have experience of working within a procurement role with a clear understanding and track record of procurement procedures. Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as excellent IT skills and a working knowledge of web-based procurement software. You will be proactive in your approach, with a positive can do attitude and committed to providing outstanding customer service and value for money services. Closing date: Friday, 28 th October at 5pm Interview date: w/c 7 th November This job was originally posted as