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Location: Leicester/ Sheffield

Reporting to: Procurement and Supply Chain Director

Bellrock Property & Facilities Management Ltd provides specialist risk focussed workplace management and property management services to a wide range of complex and sophisticated clients throughout the UK. Operating in the corporate, healthcare, education, retail & leisure and local authority & central government sectors, we create and implement bespoke solutions to improve the performance and value derived from non-core activity.

As part of our continued growth, the opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join our Procurement Team in either Leicester or Sheffield.  The key purpose of the role is to ensure the utilisation of the right suppliers during new business opportunities, develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships, benchmark and monitor key supplier prices, and implement framework agreements to benefit the wider business.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be the lead in tendering and sourcing activity across both Hard and Soft Services
  • Be confident in leveraging supplier relationships, and also managing internal stakeholders
  • Deliver on cost saving/value improvement initiatives for the business
  • Work collaboratively with the business development team in providing supplier costs for new bids
  • Review and benchmark supplier bid submissions ensuring value for money
  • Negotiate local contracts and drive supplier performance
  • Ensure that strategies improve commercial performance, while mitigating risk to the company

Competencies:

  • Knowledge/understanding of facilities management, or a similar service provision
  • Understanding of business partner approach to procurement
  • Negotiation and supplier management experience
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and stakeholder engagement skills
  • CIPS / Part CIPS – preferred
  • Experience of work in a PFI or Public Sector environment advantageous but not essential

Core Qualities & Attributes:

  • At least 2 years buying experience with demonstrable understanding of Hard FM (HVAC, Building services)
  • Able to lead a full end to end tender process
  • Able to manage challenging supplier relationships
  • Able to manage own workloads and prioritise deadlines
  • MCIPS qualified or be willing to work towards
In return Bellrock are offering a competitive salary Circa of £30,000 to £35,000 per year. Working hours are Monday – Friday based on 37.5 hours per week and 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays.

In addition to this Bellrock also offers the successful candidate employer contributed pension scheme and a Company Retail Discount Scheme.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV and covering letter via the link or directly to recruitment@bellrockgroup.co.uk

 

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