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Senior Buyer - IT Procurement

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  • Location:

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £41 - £42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

  • Email:

    Jeffrey.Barr@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH30097_1663083505

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    13 October 2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Senior Buyer (IT Procurement) - £42 per hour inside IR35 - 6 months (extension highly likely) - Stevenage - Hybrid (2 days in the office) - one stage virtual interview - immediate start date available - must be eligible for SC security clearance

Yolk recruitment are recruiting for a Senior Buyer (IT Procurement) with one the worlds leading aerospace and defence companies. This is an exciting opportunity to working with cutting edge technology in a supportive team pushing the boundaries of the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • IT procurement background, preferably in IT services (e.g. Front office and Back office)
  • Capable of running large and complex RFx processes
  • Liaising and presenting to senior stakeholders Responsibilities:
  • Managing large and complex RFx activities
  • Liaising and presenting to senior stakeholder level
  • Use of E-Procurement Tool (iValua)
  • Negotiating and managing contracts
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Support the team with additional procurement activities where required

Core Skills:

  • IT Literate - Must be able to use Microsoft Office (Word; Power Point; Excel; Outlook) to a proficient level.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain good relations with both internal customers and external suppliers.
  • Knowledge of the procurement process and cycle
  • Experience of working within a category structure

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with the Aerospace and fence sector
  • Current SC security clearance
  • A working knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
  • Experience of working with E-Procurement (Preferably iValua) platforms desirable to raise PO's, create suppliers and conduct risk checks