Junior Buyer/Procurement Executive

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £14.00 - £14.75 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karen Brown

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    52 weeks

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My Client, a multinational conglomerate are looking for a junior Buyer with some experience in purchasing, Procurement, sources and control Processes.

The role:
*Reporting to the Regional sourcing organisation working closely with NER Indirect Category leads to help create and implement category strategies with indirect spend suppliers & search for solutions within existing/new partners to improve service flexibility, service disruption risks & value.
*Improve supplier management and drive eCommerce solutions to create transactional efficiencies.
*Deliver Year-over-Year cost savings and lead low complexity projects, as well as initiatives that have a high value and broad implication to the corporation.
*Support internal clients across all Indirect categories to adopt the integration of sourcing guidelines into business requirements.
*Supports local legal and contracting requirements on supplier negotiations and setup. Manages suppliers as assigned across multiple indirect categories.

1)Coordinate and support eCommerce enablement and supplier consolidation
2)Contract and negotiate with assigned suppliers. Supplier Performance Management
3)Stakeholder management; identify and engage with key stakeholders
4)Actively participates in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional and quality standards, complies with corporate policies and procedures, and acts in a manner consistent with Company values and ethical standards.
5)Tasks that are critical to the successful performance might include:
a)Supporting the Business, suppliers and GSC with Invoice match exceptions
b)Validating banking information with existing suppliers when a change is requested
c)Gathers and analyses data to update and maintain SAP Master when required
d)Updates Contract Management tool CLM with current agreements and terms
e)Assists with developing and analysing requests for proposals (RFP), information (RFI), quotes (RFQ), etc
f)Involvement in market research, supplier interviews, and collection of supplier performance information
g)Ensures compliance to internal STP business rules and SOX controls
h)Monitor shared sourcing mailbox

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS A Bachelor level university/college degree is generally required. (Desirable) GCSE or equivalent in English and Math (Essential) Work experience in similar field. (Desirable)

Experience of SAP processes; Sourcing, Planning, Logistics, Masterdata (Desirable) Knowledge of Sourcing/Procurement practices. (Desirable) Ability to quickly develop knowledge of assigned area of responsibility and structure, organisation and business.
Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint. (Essential) Fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills. (Essential)