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Trafford Park, Manchester Liberty Gas Group

Liberty has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join our team, based in Salford. You will be working on a full time basis, on a 9 month FTC contract working 40 hours per week and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £42k to £44,805 per annum (dependant on qualifications & experience) Plus Excellent Benefits!

The strength of our organisation lies in the quality of the people we work with. We re proud to employ the most talented, driven individuals within the property services sector.

Established in 1969, We are an experienced and innovative Heating and Compliance, reactive/planned maintenance, renewable technology and new build specialist that is committed to putting customers and clients at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for an experienced Buyer to join our Procurement Team. Working alongside the Director of Supply Chain to deliver an effective and efficient procurement service for the Liberty Group with a focus on value for money and quality. Support the procurement process by procuring construction materials/ equipment for Liberty Repairs and Maintenance as well as renewable materials for the Liberty Group.

The ideal candidate will be a competent individual, who works well in a team, who uses their own initiative and also has good people skills. Work closely with stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally to the business, ensuring good working relationships are developed and maintained.

Responsibilities for the Senior Buyer will include:

Main point of contact for all material and equipment suppliers

Onboard approved subcontractors, checking documentation

Setup and maintain electronic price files for all material and equipment suppliers

Agree and monitor supplier credit terms

Working alongside the commercial manager, agree commercial terms

Monitor and record performance of key suppliers

Liaise with operational managers and commercial staff to identify procurement needs

Benchmark suppliers by competitive tender or market research

Represent procurement mobilisations of new R&M contracts, including demobilisations

Maintain a register of hired plant and equipment

Attend mobilisations of new contracts, also demobilisations at end of contract

Develop relationships with suppliers

Research new products and new legislation in the sector

Support stock taking materials when needed

Liaise with the finance team to resolve price queries

Represent group procurement for planned and project work

Ensure compliance with safety, health and environmental requirements for products

What we are looking for in our ideal Senior Buyer:

Experience working as a Buyer/ Assistant Buyer & CIPS Qualifications. Have good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft office software in particular Outlook, Word and Excel. Good analytical skills. Effective communication skills, good time and priority management, problem solving skills, confident in decision making, ability with deal with high volumes and good people skills.

We offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including though not limited to:

  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Liberty Sense Awards employees are nominated by colleagues for living the Liberty values, those who win receive a high street voucher
  • YuLife, includes:
  • Life Insurance/Death in service benefit 2x annual salary value
  • Smart Health (including round the clock access to 24/7 UK-based GPs)
  • Best Doctors to provide a second opinion on complex cases or diagnosis
  • Mental Health Support, 4-6 sessions with a psychologist or psychotherapist
  • Online Health Check
  • Nutrition consultations
  • Online fitness program
  • YuMatter+ Employee Assistance Programme designed to support mental, financial & professional wellbeing including up to 5 confidential sessions with a counsellor
  • Free will writing
  • Reward scheme for healthy behaviors to earn YuCoin which can be redeemed on the app for vouchers/rewards
  • Exclusive membership and wellbeing product discounts
  • Medicash Health Cash Plan (optional to register, P11D tax value approx £11.60 per year however allows claims for up to £996 per year) includes:
  • Claiming eligible cash back on dental or optical treatments, specialist consultations, tests or scans
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Savings on cinema tickets, travel, holidays & retail

In addition to the above, at Liberty we look to invest in the up-skilling and development of our employees, ensuring competency and compliance to industry standards, in turn we will look to offer additional training where appropriate to give you the skills you need to deliver the service required.

Liberty strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where we can ALL be ourselves. We commit to achieving equal opportunities in employment for all suitably qualified candidates, through upholding our values of Passion, Openness, Respect and Trust, underpinned by Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement.

Please note, only candidates who have the right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy.

As part of our recruitment process all employees need to be vetted and undertake pre-employment checks. For this role you may need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, previously Criminal Records Bureau, prior to or upon commencing employment with Liberty.

If you have the desire to work in a busy and high performing team, why not join us as our Senior Buyer, click apply below we want to hear from you!

Closing date: 22nd July 2024, (we do however reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier due to the volume of applications received).

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