Fantastic opportunity for a junior buyer|Procurement Officer job|York|Permanent|
Your new company
A fantastic opportunity with progression has arisen to join a central government organisation based in the York area.
Your new role
Support current procurement projects within specific categories
Build and maintain strong supplier and stakeholder relationships
Communicate clearly with all levels providing support wherever needed
Manage a portfolio of suppliers, building collaborative working relationships, negotiating costs and SLA's in line with business requirements, ensuring materials and parts are correctly sourced in line with required technical specifications.
Evaluate, benchmark and make appropriate sourcing and commercial recommendations on both existing and prospective suppliers
Develop product and supplier strategy, including contingency plans for alternative product/supplier sourcing and strategic weakness
Deliver procurement regulations in line with EU regulations
What you'll need to succeed
Strong commercial awareness
Some experience within a procurement environment or a strong desire to peruse as a career
Experience with client negotiation
Strong organisation and IT skills
Forward thinking and solution based
What you'll get in return
A very competitive salary, benefits, flexible working and a great pension.
What you need to do now
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