Senior Buyer - Maritime
A Senior Buyer is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.
This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.
Overview of the Senior Buyer contract role
To support the Maritime Services business an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the existing Indirect Procurement Services (IPS) team working in Portsmouth Naval Base, the home of the Royal Navy.
The successful candidate will be required to manage the end to end procurement process across a range of categories ensuring a high level of customer service is delivered.
Key skills required for the Senior Buyer
- Demonstrable track record of Procurement / Commercial acumen
- Demonstrable track record in delivering high levels of stakeholder / customer satisfaction
- Excellent stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills
- A proven track record in change management
- Ability to translate complex procurement guidance into simple, straightforward and practical advice
- Experience of supervising a small team
- Working understanding of tool sets and IT (SAP, Microsoft Office, Excel)
- CIPS Qualified or working towards qualification
The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester
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