ISDM SOLUTIONS – JUNIOR BUYER

Reports to: Head of Procurement

The primary purpose of this role is to manage ISDM’s purchasing for successful project delivery on a global scale, following the five rights of procurement and the CIPS sourcing cycle. The role will provide an administrative and support function in a busy day to day environment working as part of the Procurement team in meeting the strategy and goals set out. The role in based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK on a hybrid working policy.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

Fundamentals of the Job

  • Negotiating with suppliers to agree prices, quantities, delivery schedules and exclusivity deals.
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures.
  • Track and manage deliveries to ensure they are available for project delivery.
  • Maintain quality standards throughout the procurement cycle.
  • Work regularly and confidently with multiple stakeholders and clearly dissect and manage issues.
  • Diligently control a multimillion pound spend across all categories and work with the Head of Procurement to implement innovative cost saving initiatives.
  • Process purchasing requisitions for global project delivery ensuring the right quantity and quality of hardware is delivered.
  • Manage RMA process internally and escalate any exceptions to the Head of Procurement.
  • Competently execute the sourcing process and ensure consistent and timely delivery.
  • Assisting Procurement Officers with daily tasks to ensure projects are delivered on time.
  • Involvement in supplier performance management activities
  • Manage any DOA cases by securing a swap out of the hardware within agreed timescales.
  • Work with Procurement and Operations teams to facilitate the logistics of project and internal hardware.
  • Ensure that the inward goods and stock is properly controlled.
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders – Project Managers, Procurement, Finance and the PMO to flag any risks on supply chain.
  • Assisting Procurement Officers with daily tasks to ensure projects are delivered on time.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a wider team
  • Time Management
  • Planning skills
  • Relationship building and networking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and high standards for quality control
  • Commitment to go the extra mile at all times.
  • Clear communication style and ability to work in an autonomous environment

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Shows passion when talking about work-both problems and high points
  • Presents valid solutions to problems in ISDM
  • Displays a sense of urgency about the tasks you have been asked to carry out
  • Make effective decisions with confidence
  • See problem through to completion, ensuring you have evidence that they are solved
  • Properly evaluates the impact of issues
  • Accept and use criticism to improve without affecting personal output
  • Clear communicator

BENEFITS

·        Health Cash Plan after probation

·        People’s Pension enrolment

·        Flexible working

·        “Dress for your day” dress code

·        Annual flu jabs

·        Annual company events

·        Cycle to work scheme

·        Employee referral bonuses

·        Dedicated training budgets

·        Education reimbursement

·        30 days of annual leave, increasing to 33 with years of service.

·        Bank holidays are not mandatory.

·        Optional private medical after 3 years of service

We are committed to equal opportunities regardless of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.

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