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Senior Buyer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email: elamb@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-06-20
  • Expiry Date: 20 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040845
NRL is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Buyer. the primary place of work is Devonport in Plymouth, on a permanent basis.
 
About The Role:
Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will have accountability, within a defined scope of materials and/or subcontract services, for the Submarine Supply chain design, execution, and performance for a Business Unit’s project(s). Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will have accountability, within a defined scope of materials and/or subcontract services, for the Submarine Supply chain design, execution, and performance for a Business Unit’s project(s).
  • Establishing project requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline.
  • Design and engagement of a supply chain that meets project requirements.
  • Supporting the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of contract and supplier performance
  • Assuring Supplier Performance to time, cost and quality for contract requirements against scope of supplier responsibility.
  • Responsibility for typically. £10m expenditure within the project(s) scope.
 
What do I need to do the role?
You’ll need to be an experienced procurement practitioner with knowledge of current strategic procurement techniques and relevant experience in Sourcing & Procurement.

Would also like you to hold experience in the following:
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent supply chain performance.
  • Understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to manage subcontract terms including flow-down terms from customer contracts.
  • Deep understanding of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries.
  • Delivery focused with a pragmatic, hands-on approach that enables strategies to be fully executed.
 What else do I need to know?
  • The successful candidate will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.