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Assistant Buyer - AMP 7

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £30k - 35k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email: Alexandra.Smith@Anderselite.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 17 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 395075ASM

Job Title - Buyer

Based - Manchester / North West projects

Projects - Waste Water treatment plant projects

The client

My client are looking to strengthen their Procurement team with a Buyer for our Advance Plus Framework. This role will be working on a joint venture that will deliver a range of construction schemes to maintain and improve United Utilities water supply and wastewater treatment works within the North West region.

The Joint Venture has been set up specifically to execute the 5-year (2020 – 2025) AMP7 capital delivery framework. We will be delivering a programme of works up to £500m over the 5-year period consisting of both heavy civil engineering and mechanical and electrical activities.

Based at the North Lancashire office you will be responsible to provide procurement and supply chain activities in line with company and client policies and procedures.

You will report directly to the Supply Chain Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Efficient & effective day to day management of supply chain in support of Site requirements for goods and services.
Development and execution of category strategy and supplier development plans.
Embed and utilise the well-established, procurement Frameworks & Subcontracts to providing end to end Supply Chain advice, sourcing, supply assurance, delivery, supply chain management and tasking against requirements.
Collaboratively develop/prepare and issue tender packages with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans.
Take ownership for the negotiation of commercial terms, conditions and levels of service (inc KPI’s) with suppliers.
Collaborate with peers to develop and enhance value, systems, process, and best practice sharing to help achieve best in class performance and bring consistency to sourcing activities
Take ownership/maintain and enhance IFS database and other software and processes. Develop in-depth knowledge of IFS and work towards becoming the Procurement owner and champion for the system.
Establish and develop excellent working relationship with the Client Customers Suppliers, internal functions and other relevant external bodies.
Salary

£30,000 - £35,000

Packages include -

A competitive salary
Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
Contribution Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Health Insurance
Private medical Insurance
And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

About The Candidate

Confident in communicating, influencing and building relationships with cross-functional colleagues, suppliers and business stakeholders.
Be a self-starter and be able to represent the procurement function.
Commercially astute
Networking and business influence
To always carry out your Purchasing duties in-line with the CIPS Ethical Policy
Microsoft suite of products proven track record
Develop and maintain close working relationship with all key stakeholders