Senior Buyer

Job Title Senior Buyer
Sector Procurement
Location London
Type Permanent
Salary £0-£0

Reporting into the Project Manager, you will manage the procurement of direct materials needed for assigned projects.


  • Purchase equipment, materials and/or services for assigned projects.
  • Secure the quality and timely delivery of goods and/or services required for assigned projects.
  • Ability to develop and manage a Procurement Schedule Report (PSR).
  • Negotiate vendor alliances and associated material masters.
  • Assist in the reallocation or disposal of excess materials.
  • Assist in proposals support when required.
  • Ensure that the Authority Matrix is followed stringently.
  • Expected to work with only general supervision.
  • Create internal reports.
  • Conduct complex bid process and do commercial evaluations.
  • Identify new supplier sources and recommend new sourcing strategies in assigned area.
  • Co-ordinate the logistics of goods and/services required for assigned projects.
  • Independently consolidate and analyse information from various sources to develop effective procurement
  • schedules.
  • Conduct external reporting (outside of procurement department)
  • Produce the project budget for project requirements.
  • Create procurement budget tracker.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by line manager.

Essential Criteria:

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Third Level Degree in Supply Chain
  • Minimum of 7 years' work experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to prioritize workload efficiently

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