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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note this job for Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.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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15/11 * - Purchasing Assistant Vacancy    Location: Beckton Greater London Jobs

Key points: We are currently employing for a Purchasing Assistant to work Monday through to Saturday from 10am until 6pm. nb this is an ongoing role that could turn permanent for the right person. This person is sought to have a positive attitude to dealing with people and a client focused approached, therefore customer service practical working experience would be helpful but not called for. the employee will need to be able to work well independently maintaining and updating information systems, work accurately and to tight deadlines, with good attention to detail and be able to give administrational support. We are seeking to employ someone with the following skills Good organisional and strong interpersonal skills Good communicator Good time keeping Excellent at managing and prioritising competing demands ..........

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24/10 - Senior Product (Purchasing) Manager    Location: South East North West London London ... Jobs

Key points: This is a motivating and challenging job opportunity to work in an established and leading lights manufacturing business, managing the end to end product management, with responsibility for all commercial aspects including procurement. Client Details The business are an established and leading manufacturing business, creating, developing and producing a number of key products, that are then sold directly into a number of well known online and high street retail stores. The prospective employer is one of the most innovative, successful and experienced manufacturing currently within this sector. They are a family run business that provides is employees with a high level of autonomous working and opportunity to grow. DescriptionDiscover new suppliers and negotiate on commercial deals. Develop and manage relationships with suppliers.Proactively develop and define the range in conjunction with the Managing Director with an emphasis on innovation.Produce product road maps 3, 6 and 12 months ahead as part of the strategic development process.Set price levels and guides for the sales team in conjunction with Management and other Product Managers.Visit trade shows around the global to understand the most up to date trends in the market. Update the team on new technology and products, product specifications and data sheets.Work closely with sales to understand specifications of products being sold.Work closely with others on stock control and risk management.Work with marketing to with packaging, brochures and websites and energy saver calculations. Develop key sales and marketing messages for products.Work closely with the Technical department on all aspects to achieve key objectives. Visit trade shows around the global to understand the most up to date trends in the market. Update the team on new technology and products, product specifications and data sheets. Profile Skills Required Experience buying and importing products from abroad.Demonstrate commercial acumen with drive and ambition.Manage time and objectives with the Company and independently.Technical knowledge of all aspects of LED lighting. (ideally)Good attitude to working in a fast paced environment. Other RequirementsFriendly, enthusiastic, determined flexible, self motivated dependable, conscientious, team player sense of humour achievement motivated able to work under pressure, interest in technical issues.Job Offerup to £55, 000 plus Bonus incentives incentives plus benefits.This job was initially submitted as ..........

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18/10 - Graduate Purchasing Assistant FTC    Location: London South East London Jobs

Key points: The employer are a global communications organisation who are seeking to employ and looking for a Graduate purchasing assistant to help them in their procurement department.The purchasing role will work closely with R&D, Project Management, Industrial and Marine Organisations. The purchasing organisation is in charge of the sourcing strategy.The Purchasing Graduate will be part of the Greenwich Purchasing organisation.Accountabilities of the graduate purchasing assistant : Process weekly requisition reports Updating SAP master data (pricing, Source lists, vendor details) Request for quotations to suppliers Review/approve new part specifications.Assist commodity manager with supplier quarterly reporting/forecasting savings Assist commodity manager with supplier base management Resolve invoice discrepanciesJob requirement:- Qualified to degree level- Excellent Excel skills - Very good oral and written communication- Curiosity and proactivity- English fluentTo apply for this new vacancy vacancy offer jobseekers must be qualified to be located and work in the UK Barclay Meade acts as an employment organisationfor permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with dealing with your application. ..........

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20/10 - Purchasing Executive    Location: London Enfield North London Enfield Lock ... Jobs

Key points: The employer is considered to be a high end reputable organisation who very much believes in personal development and specialises in the stocking and supplying parts and materials with a next day delivery client expectation.

The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will be part of a co-ordinated group of 3 buyers, will have strong organisational abilities with a good phone manner and possess well developed analytical skills.
Vacancy responsibilities will include,
price and delivery enquires
product maintenance
liaising with suppliers to resolve queries
optimising stockholding
maximising product profitability

The right jobseeker for this new vacancy will have experience in buying, be proficient in Microsoft Office as well as have required experience working in a multi-product industry and working with a multi-product database. Experience in mechanical services is advantageous £21000 - £22000/annum ..........

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15/10 - Purchasing Manager RETAIL    Location: London South West London Jobs

Key points: Who are we looking for? Purchasing Manager About the Employer.Based in South West London the employer is an established and leading group of companies, supplying niche fashion accessories to customers / businesses across the globe.About You.The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will be a mature professional with a proven track record in the procurement sector preferably in a similar industry, who is self-driven committed flexible and able to deliver under pressure. Job Specification - Developing and implementing procurement strategies for key categories/vendors..Overseeing day to day operations of the department ensuring key KPIs are met in respect of service levels, budgetary discipline and inventory management..Building capacity and developing skillsets in the team to grow departmental output..Monitoring inventory levels and forecasting demand for continuous replenishment of active SKUs. Continually reviewing products and suppliers to make sure the cost competitiveness of our products and to make sure the market price is current and on target..Maintaining strong working relationships with the company s suppliers and cultivating relationships with new suppliers..Developing reports for benchmarking performance of the department, suppliers, product portfolio etc..Managing relationships with key internal and external stake holders in the supply chain and distribution network..Overseeing the company s product development..Significant focus on business intelligence and market research. The jobseeker for this new vacancy will have to quickly develop a sound understanding of our company s competitors, their brands and the products in the market. Constant analysis of the market information is necessary to find the right place for new products..Being the driving force behind promotional activity and problem-solving ways to deal with slow moving stock before it becomes obsolete..Working with the design & communications department for the long-range planning of new products and their introduction into the market. Salary Permanent Salary up to £35000 plus benefitsARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH.submit your details and CV TO , Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment organisationand employment business ..........

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18/10 - Mandarin Speaking Purchasing Executive Online Retailer London ...    Location: London West End Camden Camden Town ... Jobs

Key points: Bilingual (Mandarin/English) Purchasing Executive - London - ASAP start - £21, 000 - Potential to Sponsor The prospective employer is an exciting start-up business that has founded five brands within the health & beauty and lifestyle product markets. We supply products to high street retailers and sell on Amazon and eBay across Europe and the USA. We are fastly expanding by bringing new products to market, exploring new marketplaces and new geographies. We are now looking for a Purchasing Executive to be working with the team. As most of our products are manufactured in China, we require a Mandarin speaker with native fluency to be working with and for our Purchasing Manager on the supply chain manufacturing and purchasing. Fluency in English is necessary for successful communication within the business and to help in the day-to-day running of the business separate from corresponding with China. The Candidate will be working directly underneath our Purchasing Manager. This is an opportunity to gain invaluable skills and build an exciting and rewarding career with a business that is growing fastly. There is rarely a typical day and given our fast expansion there are constantly new challenges to overcome. The role will comprise of three key responsibilities: 1. SUPPLY-CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2. SOURCE NEW PRODUCTS 3. DEVELOP CHINA E-COMMERCE MARKET The Candidate will learn & develop by both structured training sessions as well as ongoing mentorship by staff internally. The perfect jobseeker: The Candidate MUST be Bilingual - Mandarin to a native level & English to a very high level. The Candidate will have achieved a 2:1 or above from a top Fifty University - ideally, in a business-related degree. The Candidate MUST have a minimum of six months eligibility to work in the UK. There is potential to sponsor beyond this for the right person however any applications without this above requirement will not be considered. The Candidate will be hard working, dedicated & hungry to help the business continue to grow and succeed. The standard of employees here is impeccably high and you must be able to changeto new & developing environments. The Candidate will be London based & ready to start work ASAP. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply. We will begin shortlisting jobseekers immediately. 2017 Undergraduates & Postgraduates welcome ..........

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21/10 - European Product and Purchasing Manager    Location: London South East Jobs

Key points: We are seeking to employ and looking for a successful and driven Product and Purchasing Manager to be working with a small and very busy Product team of five focussing on European destinations. This is a motivating and challenging job opportunity for a proven Product Manager with solid negotiation and contracting experience to come in and develop new and exciting travel products. Ideally with some experience covering Europe, mainly across Italy, France and Benelux countries.The role requires a jobseeker for this new vacancy willing to go the extra mile to deliver market leading products and offers a real opportunity to make a difference in a medium sized business. The ideal jobseeker for this new vacancy for this new vacancy vacancy offer can expect to be very hands on working on their own initiative and with the autonomy to really develop their geographic product range. The Candidate will be proactive and results oriented with the drive and initiative to successfully push product send within a competitive market place, delivering on commitments and meeting deadlines. Key responsibilities: Negotiate FIT contracts as well as promotional offers with hotels Manage relationship with bed banks, ground contractors to obtain promotional offers Manage day to day relationships with suppliers Package special offers for the relevant distribution channels in line with the product strategy of the company and ensure the products are optimised for our customer base Ensure that all products are capable of delivering high levels of quality for the business and calculatewhere improvements can be made to make sure our product remains the market leader Understand the development processes in order to consider where structural changes can be made to improve the delivery of products Administer the promotional activity on the in-house marketing tool and ensure it successfully portrays the products to the customer Liaise with the loading team to make sure contracts for promotions are loaded correctly and on time Constantly checksales patterns to make sure all opportunities are fully utilised calculatethe commercial and operational viability of new products including ensuring all health & safety guidelines are met do all necessary commercial analysis on the product before release (sales performance, margin quality scores, etc.) Work closely with marketing to make sure all literature is accurate and look at ways in which products can be more successfully marketed and all inclusions are accurate Ensure that other areas of the business are fully briefed on new products (sales team, operations team, marketing, etc.) Be aware of competitor activity and plannecessary product responses to highlight new booking and destination trends and act accordingly upon theseSkills required: skillto create enterprising holiday packages using a range of suppliers Excellent commercial, negotiation influencing and analytical skills skillto develop close working relationship ..........

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18/10 - Sales/Purchasing Administrator    Location: London Surrey South East Middlesex Staines ... Jobs

Key points: My award-winning client in Staines is seeking jobseekers with any type of Negotiating background who can demonstrate sound business acumen and have the skillto showlogical thinking and balanced decision-making at each stage of a quotation process. The skillto work well within a team is sought as is the capacity to think and act independently and fastly while in a high-pressure situation. Duties to include: Negotiate with suppliers on Lead timesUpdating databaseEnsuring on-time delivery of orders ..........

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24/10 - Purchasing Assistant    Location: South West London South East Middlesex Isleworth Hounslow London ... Jobs

Key points: Purchasing Assistant What is the purpose of this role? The prospective employer is currently seeking a expert Purchasing Assistant working for the UK's largest water and Wastewater Company on a 3 month temporary basis, covering an increased workload. This role provides a full transactional 'requisition to Purchase Order' conversion service to help the Supply Chain Buying Teams and the wider Supply Chain P2P team, meet their operational, commercial and professional objectives. The nature of this support will involve frequent and business crucial interactions with both internal business customers (eg: requisitioners) and external entities (eg: Suppliers). In Return... Based at one of our operational sites in Twickenham or Middlesex, we will be offering an hourly wage of approx. £11 per hour. What will this role involve?. Acting as the first point of contact for requisition and Purchase Order conversion enquiries from internal (requisitioners, agreementManagers & SOP approvers) or external customers (suppliers) and other relevant business functions, forwarding expert requests or enquiries as appropriate.. Administering business procedures, managing external relationships as required according to agreed standards and service levels.. Receiving, directing and controlling requisitions through the quotation process to make sure they are processed in line with current business process and considering the most cost successful solutions for the business. Identifying, rectifying and escalating any problems that occur within this process.. Placing orders according to the relevant SLA, sourcing Framework productsand services through the relevant framework agreement and integrating preferred suppliers.. Preparing and issuing purchase orders as required achieving the most favourable terms whilst ensuring Purchase Orders are accurately dispatched on time to suppliers (to make sure productsand/or services are delivered on time to specification and suppliers are paid in accordance with corporate policy, system terms/deadline).. Maintaining data using company-specific systems (currently SAP SRM & ECC) ensuring records are accurate and up to date.. Collating data and carrying out procedures/analyses of limited complexity and producing standard reports for use by the team, area or department.. Communicating with a wide range of people in a polite and professional manner and acting as an ambassador for the Company. What skills are we looking for? Have you a good understanding of the procurement function? Have you got a background in a similar role? If the answer is yes, look no further and make an application today To be successful in this role the employee will be educated to GCSE level including English and Maths (or equivalent.. The Candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a co-ordinated group, with excellent organisation and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact and have a good ey ..........

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