Category Buyer

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£25.00 - £28.00 per hour
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Morson International is looking for Category Buyer for our client based in Edinburgh You will be part of a Procurement team purchasing commodities to support multiple projects across the business. Typical responsibilities will include; Preparation and submission of RfQs Review, draft and negotiate contracts incl. T's and C's and tenders for the supply of goods and services Maintain and improve the integrity of System Product Data for assigned categories Provide guidance and support to the IPT on contractual matters Provide commercial insight on assigned categories and proposition proposals for business improvement Undertakes and ensures that all negotiations with the Suppliers are professionally conducted. Draft and prepare purchase orders, other agreements and internal approvals in line with standard formats, and in line with our MRP system. Accurate maintenance of Purchase Order System Data. Achieve & maintain Supplier schedule adherence of >90%. Report cost savings both gross and net. Contributor to cost savings targets. Attend Vendor meetings on and off site when required. Attend internal IPT meetings where required or appropriate. Material/component obsolescence recognition and management. Liaison with data analyst for metric reporting Functional focal point for customers/suppliers regarding contract and supply chain issues. Provide support to corporate procurement initiatives where appropriate Qualifications and experience Previous experience of drafting, negotiating and reviewing goods and service contracts A detailed understanding of commercial and legal agreements Strong attention to detail around governance and contractual improvements Ability to work independently under broad direction, actively managing and prioritising tasks Capture and report on contractual risk as needed Appropriate qualifications including numeracy (CIPS or legal qualifications preferred) A team player, building relationships and managing stakeholders at all levels Analytical mind with excellent attention to detail Good communication skills (written & oral) I.T. literate Organised Questioning Recognising restricted nature of work suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance

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Contact: Kris Clare

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