Buying Assistant

Job Title: Buying Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South West England, Dorset - Poole
Salary: £18k pa to £25k pa
REF: 42701006
Contact Name: Andy Tubb
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago
On behalf of our client we are seeking to appoint a confident and outgoing Procurement Executive. The ideal applicant will be a good communicator over the telephone and will have gained good negotiation skills. You will be driven to provide the customers with the best and most cost effective products and services.

You will not need to have direct buying experience however you will have some experience of negotiating pricing or services with a confident telephone manner.

The role would suit someone who was wishing to start or further their career within a purchasing/buying role.  
Duties will include;
Sourcing potential new suppliers for a range of products and services.
Managing and maintaining existing supplier relationships.
Maintaining Supplier and Customer records.
Negotiating best price without giving up quality.
Assisting the Procurement manager with reporting when required.
Ad-hoc projects when required.
The ability to build rapport quickly with all manner of people will be essential within this position.
Salary dependent on skills, experience and qualification.
We look forward to receiving your application.