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Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor

Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor
Central London
required Requirements:
To be considered, you must have:
- Worked for a recognised main contractor.
- Live within a daily commute of Central London.
Please note this job for Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.
1. - Displayed employment stability a minimum of four years with each employer, but ideally longer.
2. - Substantial experience within a purchasing department. Many opportunities within the organisation.
cA£40k + package
Company Overview:
The prospective employer are a global leader in construction and are a well respected established main contractor, with an exceptional track record across commercial, residential, education sectors.
(N.B. Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor is shown for research purposes only.)
- Experience of both material and sub-contractor buying
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28/02 * - Purchasing and Procurement Manager    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: My client is a well established family business working in packaging supply for leading commercial retailers and small independents. They are seeking an experienced Purchasing & Procurement Manager for their friendly office and nearby Factory based in the London Bridge area. Duties include but are not limited to; *Managing MRP system daily & stock levels *Monitoring stock levels in accordance with compliance and health and safety *Supplier relationship management to keepSLA and stock levels *Matching GRN's with invoices *System and database entry and maintenance *Responsibility for the purchasing equipment and machinery as called for *Purchasing and managing the supply of raw materials for the factory *Research and analysis of new material and products *Partnering with the sales dept and sales team to quote and source products *Developing and understanding of industry to help new product development If you are able to show the relevant transferable skill set and long-term commitment to a collaborative office and reputable firm looking to make continuous positive change, apply today with a fully up to date CV for the best chance of interview. Advertised by OA Executive. nb that due to a high volume of response OA receive; only successful candidates will be contacted For the purposes of the Regulations, note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer Office Angels is acting as an Employment organisationin relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer ..........

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07/03 * - Purchasing Assistant    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: We are currently employing for a Purchasing Admin Assistant to join a vibrant London based team on a six month fixed term contract. The client is part of a large, recognised global retail brand that presents a sensational opportunity for the successful candidate. As a member of the purchasing team, the employee will be contributing to the development of and delivery of a supply plan to help the category strategy for this global product. Daily activities will include elements of stock control including new processes to introduce global ways for replenishment planning. the employee will also contribute to the delivery of a customer focused supply plan to help the overall category strategy. Vacancy responsibilities: - To develop and keepstrong relationships throughout the supply chain in order to sustain business performance - To establish relationships with suppliers and country supply teams to maximise benefit to the business - To assist in the delivery and implementation of supply plans for global products which demonstrate a thorough understanding of the replenishment systems - To agree on going management of stock and associated supply chain activities successfully and efficiently - Handling of shippers documentation and general admin support Experience/Skills called for: - Experience in logistics/supply chain management - Industry sector experience (retail/FMCG) - People management skills - Computer literate, particularly Excel - Experience in supply chain management and purchasing product from both 3rd party suppliers and internal manufacturers Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer ..........

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Assistant Purchasing Manager

Location: City of London London Jobs

Key points: This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK leading manufacturing companies based in South London. Your job duties will include being responsible for all Direct Buying with in the business, plus provide assistance to the senior board, implementing Procedural Change, Market Analysis, Supplier Forecasting and ERP cleansing. The Candidate should have a strong and recognised history working within a manufacturing environment and be able to lead by example, providing training to junior members. It is vital that you possess excellent negotiation skills, confident in sustaining long term relationships with organisational skills as key. An ideal candidate would have come from a Goods for Resale background and be happy to travel at short notice. An excellent package is on offer including a generous market salary. For further details or to be considered for the vacancy apply online. To apply for this job vacancy offer, Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy ..........

05/03 - PA to Head of Purchasing/Purchasing Team    Location: London Jobs

Key points: WE RE GOING PLACES . With more than 60 years of history in the bag, ours is a brand with an impressive heritage. Style is well and truly in our blood. As well as UK and Ireland we are represented globally through our stores in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. Our e-commerce business is helping to set the trend globally, shipping to 125 countries whilst also growing our presence on the global s leading digital fashion marketplaces. Our people make all the difference. Just as the River Island name pulls customers in off the high street and inspires them to buy online, our employer brand turns the heads of gifted people, inspiring them to be working with, stay and grow with us. WHAT YOU DO MATTERS We are seeking to employ and looking for an experience PA to help our Head of Purchasing and the Purchasing team with the following: Daily Answering calls for Purchasing team, forwarding calls and taking messagesOpen and distribute internal and external mailCopying and filing of documentation and correspondenceTyping and issuing of letters and E-mails Weekly.Attend weekly team meetings and give updates/input on purchasing activities, as appropriate Periodically.Post and update Purchasing Information onto River Island IntranetSupport Purchasing tender activity by: Preparing and Issuing ITT/RFQ documentation to prospective suppliersEnsuring Confidentiality are completed signed issued and filed as appropriateChase tender responsesObtain trade referencesIssuing standard rejection lettersUpdate contracts on agreementDatabase and issue copies of agreements to appropriate stakeholders Organise meetings, including creating agendas, checking availability of attendees, sending invites, diarising, booking rooms, requesting refreshments and take and issue minutesKeying supplier contact information into OutlookMaintain and update physical Purchasing agreement(agreement) file archiving old agreements, as appropriateConduct RFP (Request for Pricing) s and RFQ (Request for Quotation) activities for agreed categories per Purchasing Project Plan and urgent adhoc requirements as they arise.Produce and issue D&B (Dun and Bradstreet) credit reports for Purchasing team members and other team members requiring a report on requestTake proactive approach to filing, disposing of, shredding and arranging archiving of materials as appropriateAct as Travel Co-ordinator for the Purchasing team booking required travel on requestOrder stationery for the Purchasing team members, as required..IT NEVER GETS BORING.If you are aspiring and love working in a dynamic environment where every day is new, then River Island is the place to be As a business, we are committed to developing our talent and offer a sensational training program to help you optimise your performance and support your career progression with the company. Our working environment is busy, fast moving and responsive to our customers needs, much like our training wh ..........

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07/03 * - Purchasing Manager    Location: Romford Greater London Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer is an export-lead, expert manufacturer of precision components and assemblies to some of the global's most famous automotive and consumer product brands. Due to recent success of several long term projects they are in a growth phase where they are building high volume production lines to satisfy current and long term demand. We are employing for the vacancy of Purchasing Manager which is a new role designed to take on the new challenges we are experiencing. Overview and scope of job role: Management and development of the purchasing function. Overall responsibility for all aspects of supply chain management and cost control within the business. Key responsibilities: • Develop and keeppurchasing process and policies. • Negotiate optimal pricing and terms across supply base. • Negotiate and implement supply contracts where it proves necessary. • Build and keepstrong relationships with relevant supplier contacts. • Assess, manage and mitigate risks in supply chain. • Develop appropriate purchase specifications where called for. • Manage Purchasing Assistant and productsinwards function. • Ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained for raw materials, consumables and tooling. • Participate fully in the commercial aspects of new supplier development. • Control and checkall expenditure with steady reporting of progress as necessary. Education / experience / attributes • Relevant degree / Either CIPS qualified or working towards. • Minimum 3 years of experience within a relevant purchasing role. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • skillto develop and keeprelationships at all levels, internally and externally. • A proven and experienced people manager. • skillto self-start and work on own initiative. • Strong commercial awareness and accomplished negotiator. • Demonstrable experience with long term contracts and service / supply agreements. • Experience with relevant MRP system. • skilland willingness to travel domestically and overseas. This position is being recruited by Morgan Dickson Limited, executive search & recruitment ..........

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02/03 * - Materials Buyer    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: The client specialises in new build residential schemes throughout London and the South East they have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join, specialising in refurbishment and new builds. Very well-known developer, who specialises within the residential and commercial sector They have been established for over 50 years and are seeking to employ a materials buyer to work in there head office based in London. They are seeking a candidate with at least 6 years' experience of buying materials for residential and commercial projects, as well as a proven track record of savings and negotiations. the employee will be working to produce material cost reports against budgets for Head Buyer to review with Commercial. This is to include all cost codes forecasts for new sites and as called for, to review material cost codes to ensure budgets are not exceeded as well as ensure correct specifications are being used and signed off and on docelite and attend site monthly to ensure there are no problems with supplies/materials. Apply today or for more and comprehensive information and details Contact UK Lysandrou on (Apply online only) or (url removed) ..........

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Senior Buyer UK

Location: North West London London Jobs

Key points: Senior Buyer - UK My client, a well established & internationally recognised organisation based in North West London/Middlesex, are currently looking to take on a Senior Buyer for the UK With a generous pay and substantial career prospects, this is an opportunity to join a global brand as a key member of the UK Sourcing team, supporting a range of Procurement led projects. The ideal candidate will be a Graduate with significant Purchasing expertise (ideally within Professional Services or HR), with the insight and commercial awareness to make an impact in the employers Procurement & Sourcing teams. the employee will be dynamic, creative and find outd as well as having proven success in a similar Buying, Sourcing or Procurement field. the employee will be Buying in the categories of Recruitment, Facilities and General construction, & Material and Research specific to the employer's industry sector, so experience in these fields is experience in these fields is desired. The Senior Buyer - UK will be responsible for; -Vendor management and contract negotiation -Implementation & Executing procurement operations & strategy. -Collaboration on and leading projects which include: oprofiling a category, odeveloping sourcing strategies, ogenerating supplier portfolios, odefining and collecting appropriate information, onegotiating with and selecting suppliers, -Having a practical approach to daily procurement activities -Managing relationships with key strategic suppliers ensuring cost successfulness & transparency in business interactions. Internal training with customers regarding procedures, systems, and procurement solutions. -Measuring & driving internal and supplier performance in respect of quality and The Senior Buyer - UK will have - An understanding of negotiating techniques and sourcing strategies. - Exemplary communication skills within a complex network of customers. Ability to build and develop relationships internally. - An thorough understanding of control standards and compliance procedures, relating to sourcing activities. - A team player attitude, with emphasis on team goals and the passion to work beyond their defined role ensure the entire team's success. - The ability to analyse purchasing requirements of any client group in order to highlight savings opportunities and develop specific recommendations and implementation plans. - Experience using web-based procurement tools and reporting systems. Qualifications, Skills & Experience: - Considerable Purchasing experience (preferably within Professional Services or HR) and/or a relevant business environment of working directly with suppliers, customers, opinion leaders, technical experts and professional staff. - Degree qualified, preferably with CIPS qualification. - Strong numerical skills. - Proven success in the development and execution of purchasing processes. - Expertise in business ..........

04/03 * - Spanish Speaking Food Buyer    Location: London Jobs

Key points: Excellent opportunity for a Spanish Speaking Food Buyer to work with a dynamic Food Distribution business sourcing food from all over the global. The company is a leading speciality Food Distributor with a vast range of products sourced from Europe and the rest of the global including South America and the Far East. We want somebody with a passion for food, a solid career record and experience of buying from an International Supply base and knowledge of the complexity of costing and logistics. Key Criteria for success in this role are:
* Buying experience with proven track record of success in sourcing products Internationally
* Ideally Food, but FMCG background also relevant
* Pragmatic approach to solving problems - whilst working well under reasonable pressure
* Educated to degree level and ideally have formal membership of CIPS.
* High levels of IT Skills - especially Excel, Word and Power Point This is a great opportunity for somebody who is a first class communicator with drive and ambition who is seeking to employ their next career move as a buyer. If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY ..........

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Junior Buyer Charity Retailer

Location: Ealing London Jobs

Key points: My client is a leading UK charity, which undertakes valuable work in the promotion of health and education for new and expecting parents. Established for well over 50 years they continue to help parents with a variety of impartial practical and emotional support. In order to continue with their valued work, they generate a significant part of their revenue from their commercial trading activities. The charity runs three commercial e-commerce sites and catalogue business, which offers a range of maternity, baby care and ecological friendly products to its customer base. A rare position has arisen for a Junior Buyer / Buying Support Administrator to join the organisation initially on a maternity cover contract (9 – 12 months) Reporting to the Buying Manager the employee will be pivotal in providing successful buying support in order that the charity will maximise its sales and margin via the following: · Supporting the Buyer in product selection and sourcing new products · Ensure all paper work is completer for product listing – cost price, retail price, MOQ · Set up new product information on the stock management system, understand price and margin · Arrange photography for catalogue and online listing · Send products for review and testing, chase up response · Prepare product for listing on web and catalogue work closely with the e-commerce manager · Work with suppliers on product issues, cost price increases etc · Make recommendations for promotional activities – links saves · Work with the distribution centre This opportunity would suit an individual that already has some experience within a retail buying office and is looking for their next challenge or somebody that wants to work as a buyer within the charity sector. Educated to A’ level standard the employee will have good written and verbal communication skills, will be numerate and analytical. Have good organisational and administrative skills, and will be enthusiastic and able to work on your own. Based in Acton the charity operates an open and autonomous work environment, offers a good benefits package which includes generous holiday, flexible working policy and a cycle to work scheme. No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community. The Candidate should receive a form of response within 28 days of applying ..........


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