Senior Buyer (M/F)

  • Company : Electus Recruitment Solutions
  • Localisation : Gloucestershire, Cheltenham - UK - South West England
  • Position : Senior Buyer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-10-25
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Job Description


Your experience of procurement within a Defence or Aerospace environment would allow you to add immediate impact to my client. You will be a strong all-round procurement professional with a keen sense for negotiation.

This role will give you the opportunity to work on high value projects with some of the leading Defence contractors. You will be working in a state of the art complex, surrounded by innovative individuals where professional development is encouraged.


Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.


About the job:

They currently require the services of a Senior Buyer. This role includes:-

- Negotiating with suppliers
- Building strong relationships with internal stakeholders
- Development and execution of sourcing strategy
- Identifying savings opportunities
- Managing suppliers and building up longer-term relationships
- Assessing supplier performance to ensure targets are met
- Identifying and defining supplier development activities


About you:

- Strong experience of procurement within Defence / Aerospace
- Experience in procurement of commodities
- Confident negotiator of Terms and Conditions
- CIPS training or qualification preferred


Senior Buyer
Cheltenham
£40-45K Basic Salary


Keywords: procurement, buyer, buying, purchasing, apics, cips, mcips, cpm, cpim, supply chain, defence, aerospace, maritime, marine, navy, aviation, mod, weapons, land

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client\'s site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens or those who have lived in UK for at least the last 5 years. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Start date :
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
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  • References : 894019_1508943675
  • Activity area : Defence and security

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