Buyer (Facilities Management)

Fife Permanent £33,000 - £39,000 per year
  • Leading manufacturing business
  • Hybrid working

About Our Client

An organisation with an excellent reputation in their field

Job Description

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand their purchasing needs and requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with existing suppliers, ensuring effective communication and timely resolution of any issues that may arise.
  • Source new suppliers, evaluate their capabilities, and perform due diligence to ensure they meet quality and compliance standards.
  • Analyse market trends, pricing, and product availability to make informed purchasing decisions and optimise cost savings.
  • Review and negotiate contracts, ensuring favorable terms, conditions, and pricing, while also managing any legal or compliance requirements.
  • Monitor inventory levels, track deliveries, and coordinate with logistics to ensure timely receipt of goods and resolve any potential delays or issues.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely payment processing and resolve any billing discrepancies.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments, technological advancements, and supplier performance to continuously improve the procurement process.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost savings, and sustainable sourcing initiatives.

The Successful Applicant

  • Facilities management experience - experience in dealing with service, maintenance style agreements in Soft & Hard FM sector
  • Skills and confidence to move through end-to-end procurement process (RFI to Contract award) - including but not limited to market research, RFI/RFP, tendering, contract drafting, contract award & supplier management through life
  • Knowledge in goods and services
  • Candidate willing to use their own initiative, clear communicator and experienced in stakeholder engagement (internal & external - across all levels)
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems is desirable

What's on Offer

Hybrid working and an excellent benefits package.

Gail Henderson
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Phone number
+44 141 331 7957

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Gail Henderson
Consultant phone
+44 141 331 7957
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