Buyer

Posted 19/06/2024 by PSR Solutions

Location:
Westminster, London
Salary/Rate:
£50,000 - £60,000/annum Excellent benefits package

Our client is one of Europe's leading infrastructure contractors, specialising in the Engineering, Construction, Financing & Asset Management of major international infrastructure projects.

Over the last couple of years, they have relocated their Head Office to London and have an immediate requirement for a Spanish speaking Buyer, to manage the on-boarding of suppliers for recently awarded Major Projects in South America.

Buyer (Operational - Materials) roles and responsibilities:

Reporting directly into the Global Procurement Manager, you will be fluent in Spanish (written & spoken), and have experience procuring and managing the on-boarding of material suppliers (UK or International):

  • Overseeing the progress of RFQs/RFPs (Request for Quotation-Request for Proposal) processes, ensuring project advancement by holding regular update meetings and following up with key suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Resolving any issues arising during procurement phases to maintain tight schedules and adhere to budget levels.
  • Managing the Procurement Control Board (PCB), ensuring attendance records are updated and materials are delivered to the job site promptly and in optimal condition.
  • Identifying and reporting non-conformity issues to management promptly.
  • Collaborating with suppliers' payment control to facilitate the timely payment of outstanding sales invoices.
  • Assisting in receiving, processing, and verifying all invoices related to payables.
  • Coordinating resources effectively to meet administrative and operational needs while adhering to budgetary guidelines and fulfilling quality and schedule demands.

Types of Projects you will be procuring for as the Buyer:

  • Stadium refurbishments
  • Highspeed Rail & Cargo
  • Airports

Buyer (Operational - Materials) requirements:

  • Fluent in Spanish (written & spoken) is essential.
  • MCIPS or equivalent is desirable, including 'working towards'.
  • Degree qualified within a relevant area (purchasing/procurement, engineering or constructions) &/or CIPS Level 4+.
  • Strong Excel skills essential, with experience of other Procurement software (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite etc.).
  • IT literate and proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office packages .
  • Strong people skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel.
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills essential.
  • UK or International Construction/Engineering industry background an advantage.

Buyer (Operational - Materials) Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work for one of Europe's leading infrastructure contractors, on Major International Mega projects.
  • Negotiable salary, circa £50,000 - £60,000 + excellent package (depending upon experience)
  • Excellent benefits including: Travel Allowance, Company Pension (contributory), 25 days Holiday + stat, Income Protection, Bupa Private Medical & Dental Plan, Gym Subsidy, Lunch allowance, Free breakfast, snacks and drinks.
  • Central London based, with flexible start and finish times to suit personal circumstances, and 1-day flexible wfh.

To apply or for more information, please click the link.

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
Immediate
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
196301_1718794088
Job ID:
221856195

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