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Procurement Buyer

Location: Havant Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Jack Pleon Job Published: 12 days ago

Procurement Buyer



  • P2P & Exostar System Data responsible for material masters, approved vendor registration and resolving invoicing queries. Works as part of the P2P purchasing team - to provide segregation of duties whilst facilitating the Purchasing Function
  • Undertake Source Selection with support from Line Manager and/or senior members of the Commercial team:
  • Issue and analyse Invitation to Tenders (ITT's)
  • Vetting of responses
  • Make sourcing recommendations as appropriate and identify risks
  • Draft, issue and administer purchase orders in Purchase to Payment/Exostar (P2P) system and/or other authorised Purchase mechanisms
  • Process Requisitions in Purchase to Payment/Exostar (P2P) system and/or other authorised Purchase mechanisms in accordance with LMUK Acquisition Procedures
  • Conduct negotiations under the review of senior members of the Commercial team or support negotiations led by senior Commercial team members:
  • Participate as appropriate planning and approval process for negotiation
  • Prepare and complete negotiations within approved limits and in a timely manner
  • Participate and lead as appropriate fact finding, negotiation and follow up activity
  • Negotiate non standard agreements with support as appropriate
  • Provide support and assistance to lead as appropriate
  • Prepare and/or assist in preparation of written correspondence, presentations, reports and contract summaries and briefs management on related issues.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail to follow set processes
  • Maintain the official records of negotiation and accurate files of all correspondence and contract etc
  • Draft, manage, and monitor Non-Disclosure Agreements and letters using the company templates, under the guidance of a commercial lead.
  • Generate reports, as necessary in support of Procurement and Vendor performance monitoring

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Procurement Buyer will include:

  • Draft and approve commercially sound Purchase orders in the P2P system. Negotiate and co-ordinate additions, deletions and modifications to Purchase Orders. Maintain and update procurement database and share drive with all Purchase Order information.
  • An experienced administrator working under the broad direction of the Procurement Lead
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive relationships across the various stakeholder groups.

What experience you need to be the successful Procurement Buyer:

  • P2P, Exostar, & SAP Procurement experience
  • Previous experience of working in a busy business environment with the ability to prioritise and calmly work under pressure
  • Good attention to detail and diligent in ensuring accuracy
  • Flexibility to work multiple tasks concurrently
  • Able to demonstrate computer competency and be able to work within various contracts and financial systems to update, maintain or extract contract data. PC literate: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email protocol
  • Punctual and reliable

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Buyer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

If you are interested in applying for this Procurement Buyer position you must eligible for UK security clearance up to SC level.

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