11th January 2019

Senior Buyer

Reference: BBBH15721

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 11/01/2019

Are you an experienced procurement professional looking to develop your career within a market leading company?

Do you have strong supplier negotiation and tendering experience?

Would you like to work for a global company experiencing sustained growth within their Belfast operation?

We have a very exciting role based in Belfast with excellent remuneration on offer. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157

Job Role

The position will be focused on delivering an end to end process with an emphasis on delivering a contract database. This is to ensure an improved process with Management Information, Management of Contracts and Contract renewals. The role will also play a vital part in all tender activity within the department.


  • Management of contract renewals including supplier & stakeholder engagement.
  • Conduct RFP/RFI as required
  • Improve upon current policies on data management
  • Ensuring all purchase orders are reviewed, receipted and closed out.
  • Ensure all PO’s raised
  • Look to improve processes and systems
  • Work within the renewal process and look to improve the PO processes
  • Update key stakeholders throughout the procurement process
  • Manage any risks and escalate as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Extensive procurement / purchasing / supply chain experience
  • Third level qualification in related subject
  • Strong experience within the tendering process
  • Strong experience in supplier negotiation
  • Experienced within raising purchase orders and approving invoices
  • Demonstrable experience of a contracts management tool
  • Experience in using Oracle or related system
  • Good technical knowledge including E-Tendering, Supplier On Boarding & Benchmarking
  • Strong Microsoft Officer skills – specifically MS Excel

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Alex Noble

Alex Noble

Team Leader, Business Services

028 9099 8458

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