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Senior Buyer

Agency: Gold Group

Job Location: Midlands (East)

Specialist area: Management & Executive

Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per hour

Duration: 3 - 6 months

Date Posted: 01 April 2010

Ref: 24041

A leading Highways Infrastructure Contractor requires an experienced Procurement Manager with a strong Highways (buying street lighting, aggregates, repairs etc) and professional services background. The ideal candidate will be responsible for a specific contract based in the Grimsby area, and will be helping to implement new strategies and contract negotiation. This role is buying within their expanding infrastructure team. In return, you’ll be offered a day rate of between £225 to £275 a day.
Responsibilities of the role:
· Develop a strategy and supporting documentation in conjunction with the Supply Chain function for the delivery of partner and sub-contractor agreements on appropriate back-to-back terms as commercially appropriate;
· Develop and implement supply chain agreements, in conjunction with the procurement function, that reflect the Partnership specific requirements and obligations in addition to the Client’s standard terms and maximise the benefits of company preferred sub-contractor arrangement.
· Negotiate and approve contracts where appropriate
Required Experience
- Engaging and negotiating with an existing supplier base
- Background in Buying in a Highways environment
- Contract renewals
- CIPS or part CIPS



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