Exciting Senior Buyer opportunity…progress your career in a busy, growing team within one of the leading utilities companies in the UK.
Our client is a major energy company, leading the way in the changing face of energy consumption. You will join a company where career progression is actively supported, and where talented people are identified and progress quickly to fulfil their potential.
This position will work with both key business stakeholders and the Supply Chain team, to support the business owners to develop and manage a suite of contracts & supplier relationships to support the ambition of the Business unit and company as a whole.
This role will be the strategic lead for our Field Business Unit, and responsible for managing third party partners. This includes contributing to the identification of a range of third party services required to support the business plans, developing supply chain strategies, gaining Supply Chain Manager and Business Stakeholders “Buy in” and the timely delivery of a portfolio of contracts to support the agreed supply chain strategy.
Senior Buyer Principal Accountabilities:
To identify requirements and support the delivery of the Supply Chain Strategy for the assigned category
Ensure that business support teams, such as Legal and other stakeholders, are contributing to the delivery of the portfolio.
Ensure that all supply chain activities are carried out in an ethical and controlled manner in line with supply chain policy and procedures;
To generate and record savings for the company through effective supply chain management;
Develop a supplier base that is appropriate to the size and complexity of the organisation, and mitigate supplier risk;
Ensure that third party suppliers and contractors work in alignment with health, safety, environment and quality practices and standards;
Ensure that suppliers deliver the expected goods and services, to the required quality, in a timely manner and at agreed costs.
Assist with the ongoing review of Supply Chain practices and procedures as well as carry out ad hoc project work when required.