Senior Buyer

Location
South East
Salary
up to £37,000 plus benefits package
Posted
28 Nov 2017
Closes
26 Dec 2017
Ref
ZA/18472
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
Permanent
Finegreen are recruiting on behalf of one of the leading private healthcare groups in the UK for a Senior Buyer based in Bedfordshire.

This role will provide an effective and professional procurement service that delivers cost efficiencies/ benefits in line with the organisational and departmental objectives. The successful candidate will deliver equipment budget schedules in support of site developments and deliver said projects to defined timescales.

This role will be the project lead, responsible for the delivery of key projects in conjunction with the Procurement Manager and will ensure and oversee the integrity of corporate maintenance/facilities contracts.

The role involves working in close partnership with the Global Procurement Team in the local country delivery of global contracts and the management of such contracts. Procurement experience within the area of Capital expenditure and development projects is essential.

The post holder will report directly to the Procurement Manager and will also provide support and expertise to the Procurement function for regional projects. The successful candidate will work closely with the Clinical Lead Procurement to ensure that all trials/evaluations are undertaken and completed as per the organisations policy.

To provide an effective and professional service to internal and external customers that deliver on-going support benefits to the business both regional and global in line with the organisational objectives.

The successful candidate:

Essential
  • Previous Purchasing experience in a health care environment;
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook);
  • Self- motivated with excellent communication and prioritisation skills;
  • Proven ability to work effectively in both a team environment and autonomously;
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to produce clear, professional reports and tasks within designated time frames;
  • Experience in working within a regulated environment;
  • Proven problem analysis, diagnostic and resolution skills;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Strong commitment to excellence;
  • Demonstrable project management skills;
  • CIPS qualification;
  • Experience of tender management /administration;
  • Management of specialist medical capital & revenue contracts;
  • Knowledge of Catalogue Management Systems;
  • Knowledge of Benefit Tracking Tools;
  • Knowledge of Business Improvement Tools.
Desirable
  • Knowledge of E- Tender Management Systems; 
  • Knowledge of ERP systems;
  • Proficient in the use of JD Edwards.
This is an excellent job opportunity to advance and develop your career with one of the leading private healthcare organisations. For further information and details please contact Zoe Allen on 0161 416 6086.

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