Senior Buyer - Power Station

Senior Buyer - Power Station

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH12426_1536334779
Contact Name: Jack Gandy
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2018 16:39

Job Description

Senior Buyer - Power Stations
Up to £45,000 + bonus + benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are currently recruiting a Senior Buyer to join the procurement function of a reputable renewable energy company to based at one of their sites in Oxfordshire.

This opportunity would suit somebody who has working in a procurement position and ideally within the Power Generation sector.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for…

  • Working on £multi-million contracts as well as smaller purchasing activities
  • Lead, manage and oversee contract reviews as well and the tendering process and many categories of spend in relation to the Power Generation Sector
  • Being heavily involved in the purchasing of goods and services for the operation and maintenance departments and being the main point of contact for the site's procurement
  • Preparing and leading complex negotiations
  • Adopting and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Experience…
To be considered for this opportunity you will ideally have the following:

  • Must have a CIPS qualification and ideally looking for somebody who has a MCIPS qualification
  • Experience purchasing good and services on behalf of a matrix structure organisation
  • Able to demonstrate experience of delivering a competitive tendering process within a heavy process engineering sector e.g. Power Station, Paper Mill, Steel, Cement, Pharmaceuticals, etc
  • Experience of reviewing suppliers and negotiating contract terms.

Package and Benefits…

  • A salary of up to £45,000
  • Bonus
  • Family healthcare cover
  • Pension

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 282 to speak to Arjun Patel

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.