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  • Location:

    Northern Ireland

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27181 - £30050 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Startdate:


Job Description

Brook Street UK Limited is working with our public sector client to recruit a full time Buyer for a fixed term contract for a period of between 6-12 months


  • The Buyers primary activity is to support the Senior Buyer in carrying above threshold tender exercises and to undertake below threshold tenders and mini competitions from frameworks independently.
  • The Buyer will support the Procurement Officer / Senior Buyer in the delivery of a sustainable procurement service for the company including effective customer service and monitoring external supplier performance within their given portfolio of low-risk suppliers to help meet the company procurement strategy.
  • Work with the Procurement Officer / Senior Buyer to manage stakeholder expectations through the procurement process.
  • Work with the senior buyer for opportunities to reduce duplication and streamline process for the company in goods, services and works procurement, across all designated areas and associated customers.
  • Manage suppliers` performance within their given portfolio against contracts or other arrangements and to manage key relationships with their main customers.
  • Maintain communications with institutional customers and suppliers to provide advice on current and future requirements.
  • With guidance, ensure legal compliance of tendering and contract award activities.
  • Ensure legal compliance of tendering and contract award activities and to manage risk across relevant aspect of procurement.
  • Operate within defined financial regulations, statutory requirements and the Northern Ireland equality of opportunity legislation are met.
  • Ensure legal compliance of tendering and contract award activities and to manage risk across relevant aspect of procurement.
  • Liaise closely with our internal clients in the provision of professional procurement advice, and to aid and guidance to members of university staff.
  • Be responsible for administration of the procurement systems, including P2P system (e5), eTendering platform and contract management tool.


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include English Language and Mathematics or NVQ Level 2 Accounting or equivalent finance or procurement-related subject.
  • Must have demonstrable relevant work experience
  • Experience in tender processes across a range of supplies, services and works
  • Experience and up to date knowledge of a wide range of IT systems - Microsoft Suite.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Full current driving licence.
  • Willingness to travel as required by the needs of the post.

Role can be hybrid

Salary: £27,181 - £30,504per annum depending on background

Please send CV to Colleen Farquharson via the apply link

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