Job Introduction A new and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Sourcing Executive (Buyer) to join our dynamic and busy Services Partnering team. The successful individual will be responsible for delivering the highest level of sourcing, commercial negotiation and partner management, for a portfolio of subcontractor partners.
Responsible for obtaining proposals, quotations and placing Purchase Orders with our suppliers within the agreed Service Levels
Assess cost models and propose partner selection methods.
Compile management information reports through relevant business tools to provide accurate/up to date order data
Clear invoice queries to ensure supplier payments are made in line with business approval
Prioritise and co-ordinate own and others work schedules to ensure that business and customer needs are met and deadlines are adhered to
Able to communicate on complex issues to meet business and customer requirements to avoid escalations.
Manage Service Reviews with our partners, and own the associated action plans.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience of relevant business systems e.g. SAP
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Applications eg. Microsoft Excel
Proven experience of high standards of customer service
Good administrative experience, attention to detail, ensures accuracy of data, provides data for reporting and processing of information
Excellent interpersonal, literacy and numeracy skills and ability to build relationships at all levels
Previous services buying experience within a relevant industry
Excellent organisation and analytical skills
Excellent presentation and communication skills with the ability to proactively engage with internal and external contacts
Highly motivated with a proactive approach to own development
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