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Reference: 20624




£33000 - £35000

Job Type


Date Posted

08 December, 2022

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Buyer to join their team of professionals. You will be joining an organisation which operates at the heart of the world’s financial market. You will be joining a global organisation, whose employees are at the heart of their functions.

Are you Innovative and effective, with open and communicative skills set?

Are you Dynamic and competitive driven?

Are you effective and efficient?

Do you have excellent Professional Integrity?


23 days holiday & NI Bank Holidays

Hybrid Working (3 days in office 2 WFH)



Medical Insurance

Life Ass and Group Income Protection

Job Duties:

The Buyer will be focused on delivering a functional end to end procurement process from supplier on boarding, purchase order requests and processing, receipting and resolution of invoice queries. The Buyer will also ensure business as usual (BAU) renewals are managed effectively each month, ensuring reactivation or cancellation of agreements/contracts as agreed with the business owner

Role responsibilities:

Procurement – Supplier on boarding, purchase requests, renewals, and receipting

Ensure an appropriate requisition and subsequent PO are raised for all suppliers based on the Po matrix

Ensure the BAU renewals are managed effectively, engaging with key business stakeholders to ensure value for money and service

Be able to communicate to both internal stakeholders – accounts payable and purchase requestors

Ensure all open purchase orders are reviewed, receipted, and closed out on a regular basis, including month end close

Be custodians of the procurement policy and best practice including no po, no pay principles

Identify opportunities to improve systems towards target state and prioritisation to positively influence successful outcomes.

Communication and Leadership

Participate in renewals and seek opportunities to drive best practice in the business by ensuring appropriate purchase order is raised

Deliver effective updates to key business stakeholders throughout the procurement process

Change, Risk, and Issue Management

Identify and escalate risks as appropriate

Identify tools and methodologies to improve the effectiveness of the procurement process

Person Specification:

Degree educated or significant experience in a supply chain or procurement environment

Demonstrable experience in supplier negotiation

Raising Purchase orders and approving invoices

Oracle or equivalent system experience

Experience of a contracts management tool

Experience of processing medium to high volume purchase orders

Technical knowledge in an area relevant to procurement:

Benchmarking of suppliers

Supplier on boarding

Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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