Junior Buyer - Southampton

Job Title: Junior Buyer - Southampton
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: Up to £20000.00 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-1904-2416_1556117107
Contact Name: Blue Arrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 15:45

Job Description

Junior Buyer - Southampton - £20k

This role involves the undertaking of Spend Management, Spot Buying and Quotation activities across all addressable spend. Team members will be supported by Procurement Category teams who will provide training and development in Public Contracts Regulations and above EU threshold procurement activities.

What you will do:

  • Proactively review data and identify opportunity to aggregate requirements and recommend opportunities for cost avoidance

  • Manage and execute the end-to-end tactical buying process for general, low to mid value spend categories across all addressable spend

  • Attend client meetings as required to discuss and understand client requirements and specifications to identify optimal tactical outcomes

  • Receiving and processing requisition orders through a variety of workflow tools following client specific policy and process

  • Support sourcing managers by providing client insight in areas such as savings opportunities, spend aggregation and increase the development and use of catalogues

Your experience will include:

  • 2-3 years minimum experience of working in a similar role

  • Proven track record in delivering savings initiatives

  • Excellent data input

  • Accuracy Skills

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook

  • A working knowledge of ERP and eRfX systems

Benefits include:

  • Generous Basic Salary

  • 23 days holiday rising to 27

  • Pension Scheme - Company Match

Please apply online or call Amy on 01635 34949