Associate Buyer

Pontoon

Posted on Jun 17, 2024 by Pontoon
Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Job title: Associate Buyer

Location: Warwick/Hybrid

Duration: 6 months initially

Adecco is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.

The role:

Support lower value and lower risk sourcing and contract management activities for assigned spend categories. Key activities will include spend data analysis, supply market research, identification and qualification of potential vendors, preparation of tender documentation, management of competitive sourcing processes, analysis of bidder responses, negotiation, contract award and contract mobilisation.

Responsibilities:

  • On behalf of the Category and Project teams deliver sourcing projects with associated savings and other benefits
  • Run the most suitable end to end sourcing process related to the nature of the requirements. This may include identification of potential suppliers, market research, production of tender documentation, management of RFx timelines, supplier evaluation, negotiation and contract finalisation.
  • Deliver the lower value (typically £20k - £100k) and lower complexity sourcing event types including single contracts, framework call-offs and contract extensions, based on workload allocated by the Hub Manager and in line with the agreed threshold Matrix.
  • Ensure work delivered is aligned with Category Strategies
  • Carry out contract management activities for a portfolio of suppliers on behalf of the category teams (this will include a mixture of tracking contract obligations and performance metrics, and discreet contract performance improvements) focusing on lower value, lower complexity frameworks/contracts.
  • Qualify changes required to contracts, communicating effectively with the relevant Category Lead the need and details of the change, planning for the
  • contract change and implementing with support from the Category Lead as required.
  • Carry out some expediting activity in respect of products National Gas procures (ordering, tracking delivery and monitoring usage for replenishment)
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure a closed loop between business stakeholders, suppliers and Procurement.
  • Support organisation-wide procedures for governance, risk and compliance management that manage, mitigate and minimise risks to National Gas
  • Flexibility to support and undertake any other duties according to the needs of the Procurement function, including management and delivery of tactical sourcing and analytics work as required.

Requirements:

  • Experience of running sourcing and contract management processes
  • Commercial mindset and acumen to ensure National Gas receive best value from commercial activities.
  • Willingness and ability to gather personal experience and knowledge on commercial landscape, procurement processes, regulations and practice for the relevant (sub)categories.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.


Reference: 2777523816

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Pontoon

Associate Buyer

Pontoon

Posted on Jun 17, 2024 by Pontoon

Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Job title: Associate Buyer

Location: Warwick/Hybrid

Duration: 6 months initially

Adecco is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.

The role:

Support lower value and lower risk sourcing and contract management activities for assigned spend categories. Key activities will include spend data analysis, supply market research, identification and qualification of potential vendors, preparation of tender documentation, management of competitive sourcing processes, analysis of bidder responses, negotiation, contract award and contract mobilisation.

Responsibilities:

  • On behalf of the Category and Project teams deliver sourcing projects with associated savings and other benefits
  • Run the most suitable end to end sourcing process related to the nature of the requirements. This may include identification of potential suppliers, market research, production of tender documentation, management of RFx timelines, supplier evaluation, negotiation and contract finalisation.
  • Deliver the lower value (typically £20k - £100k) and lower complexity sourcing event types including single contracts, framework call-offs and contract extensions, based on workload allocated by the Hub Manager and in line with the agreed threshold Matrix.
  • Ensure work delivered is aligned with Category Strategies
  • Carry out contract management activities for a portfolio of suppliers on behalf of the category teams (this will include a mixture of tracking contract obligations and performance metrics, and discreet contract performance improvements) focusing on lower value, lower complexity frameworks/contracts.
  • Qualify changes required to contracts, communicating effectively with the relevant Category Lead the need and details of the change, planning for the
  • contract change and implementing with support from the Category Lead as required.
  • Carry out some expediting activity in respect of products National Gas procures (ordering, tracking delivery and monitoring usage for replenishment)
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure a closed loop between business stakeholders, suppliers and Procurement.
  • Support organisation-wide procedures for governance, risk and compliance management that manage, mitigate and minimise risks to National Gas
  • Flexibility to support and undertake any other duties according to the needs of the Procurement function, including management and delivery of tactical sourcing and analytics work as required.

Requirements:

  • Experience of running sourcing and contract management processes
  • Commercial mindset and acumen to ensure National Gas receive best value from commercial activities.
  • Willingness and ability to gather personal experience and knowledge on commercial landscape, procurement processes, regulations and practice for the relevant (sub)categories.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

Reference: 2777523816

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