Senior Buyer - Power Stations

Senior Buyer - Power Stations

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Power Stations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH12744_1541779620
Contact Name: Arjun Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2018 16:07

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

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