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Senior Buyer

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We have a new opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join Ringway Jacobs. This role can be based in either Chelmsford, Essex or London SE1. As the Senior Buyer you will be required to travel to other locations throughout the South East of England and Cheshire. As the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for Identifying and implementing value-added procurement agreements and initiatives across all Ringway Jacobs contracts.


Engage with the Procurement Manager to develop and implement the procurement strategy across all areas of spend including direct and indirect materials, professional services, plant and subcontract.

Manage and create supplier framework agreements.

Achieving and reporting on savings and efficiencies.

Developing, implementing and managing electronic procurement catalogues.

Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships.

Develop and maintain supply chain relationships.

Support the business in the roll-out of new accounting software.

Support the contract buyers in raising Purchase Orders where necessary.

Skills and Experience

MCIPS Qualified

Practical and theoretical experience of full procurement lifecycle

Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills; capable of presenting within senior forums

Strong negotiation and influencing skills to enable successful negotiations with suppliers

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Precise judgment and strong decision-making skills

Effective time management and prioritisation skills

IT skills: proficiency in excel; Project Accounting, Microsoft Dynamics beneficial

Comfortable working in a UK wide role with extensive travel between depots

Previous experience in similar role

Previous industry experience

Professional Services and Subcontract Procurement experience


Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford or London
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Senior Buyer