Senior Buyer - Transport
- Job Reference: 00039643-1
- Date Posted: 18 February 2021
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Covid-19
- Job Type: Contract
Telent Senior Buyer - Transport, Flexible Location (6 Months Contract)
In these extraordinary times of the coronavirus outbreak Telent is continuing to Recruit. We provide services to customers which are integral to providing mission critical systems and infrastructure across the UK and Ireland and we need to continue to deliver those services.
To help limit the amount of face to face contact during the recruitment process, we will now do more online assessments and use Skype/Conf Calls for interviews wherever possible.
With current annual revenues in excess of £400M and 2,400 employees. We operate within various industry sectors including Rail, Traffic, Public Safety, Defence, Service Providers, Enterprise and Public Sector.
Reporting to the Transport Business Partner/Senior Procurement Manager in Telent Technology Services Limited, you will be an integral part of the existing Category Management team across the Transport Categories. You will have responsibility for specific procurement projects within the team as agreed with the Business Partner and Senior Category Managers. You will work across a range of equipment, materials and services and will develop and implement procurement solutions in support of Telent's bids and projects. You will work as part of the team to deliver significant efficiencies and cost savings across the categories.
The role will deliver procurement outcomes in support of the two existing Senior Category Managers working in the Transport vertical business. Specifically:
Provide supply chain solutions for critical new bid activities across Rail, Highways and Asset management covering key Telent customers such as TfL, Network Rail and Highways England.
Provide procurement expertise for supply chain activities underpinning existing Telent customer contracts across Transport.
Support ongoing development of the Procurement Function including the new e-Procurement tool, SRM and contract management.
We'd be delighted to hear from you if you have the following skills/experience:
Must have 2+ years procurement experience in a senior buyer role, ideally in a related market.
Proven knowledge of Procurement practices in a customer led business environment.
Experience of working within a bid driven environment.
A deep understanding of category strategy.
A genuine appreciation and understanding of procurement process, practices and the value that Procurement can bring.
A track record in savings delivery within a Procurement organisation.
Advanced levels in MS office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to manage Teams meetings.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Degree / HND / HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
Fully MCIPS Qualified or actively working towards same
Depth and breadth of experience may be taken into account in lieu of full qualifications outlined above
Excellent employee benefits:
Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:
33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Occupational health support
Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward schemeWe reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion