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Division
Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Ref
67749
Vacancy title
Regional Buyer
Function(s)
Procurement
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
London
Location(s)
Waltham Forest
Description

Salary: from £45,000

Benefits:26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.

About the team 

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers. 

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.

 

About The Role 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Buyer to join MSPS to support the regions in ensuring trading arrangements and agreements with the supply chain are both fair and equitable and in the best interests of the business. Some of the duties include: 

  • Provide support and direction to financial, operations and technical staff to ensure commercial opportunities are optimised and the Company’s position is always suitably protected within a defined geographical area.
  • Ensure enquiries and orders reflect Morgan Sindall supply chain requirements and standards.
  • Provide appropriate and regular information to the management team in support of trading activity.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Supply Chain strategy. Research the market in order to arrive at innovative solutions for service or supplied and established appropriate supplier payment arrangements in conjunction with the Commercial and Finance functions.
  • Provide support to the Supply Chain and Finance functions in achieving best value buying solutions generally and placing risk averse, robust packages.
  • Deliver significant, sustainable savings and service improvements. Produce management information, reports, data analytics, dashboards and KPI’s to support trading activity and promote best practice methodology.
  • Provide stakeholders with support required to understand the need for change, to identify their change requirements, and to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues within the business based on trust.

 

About You 

To fulfil this role, you must have excellent levels and experience of: 

  • Previous procurement experience required
  • Team management experience
  • CIPS qualified
  • Experience of delivering varied cost savings and efficiencies
  • High level negotiation skills
  • Lead cost down, cost out negotiations
  • Experience of complex contract discussions
  • Sound commercial awareness
  • Knowledge and protection of Company contractual position
  • Category Management experience
  • Knowledge of market place levels
  • Accounting software packages – SAP/COINS/ERP
  • Microsoft Packages – Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Work in a fast-paced managed environment
  • Sector experience

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity, flexible working and that talented people are key to our success.

 

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