SENIOR LOCAL PROCUREMENT BUYER
Hitachi Rail STS
Perth CBD Office Australia
6d ago

Job description

SENIOR LOCAL PROCUREMENT BUYER

About the role

The primary purpose of the role is to achieve procurement targets with reference to the assigned local commodities / categories.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified (Engineering, Economics, Law or related field) with at least 3 years of experience in a similar role.

We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with stakeholders.

You will have a strong practical understanding of procurement systems, be a smart negotiator with commercial and legal / contractual astuteness.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The Senior Buyer accountabilities will include but are not limited to the following :

  • Ensure the formalizing of local procurement agreements / contracts in compliance with procurement policies and procedures;
  • Ensure the respect of contracts agreements by implementing procurement actions required to solve identified issues of suppliers (payments terms, variation order, contract clauses ) in collaboration with global commodity units;
  • Ensure capitalization and sharing with Global Procurement Unit and main stakeholders of knowledge related to the spend local commodity / category (e.
  • g. vendor intelligence, market knowledge);
  • Ensure the local procurement activities during bidding and execution in accordance Company objectives;
  • Support Bids in differing regions;
  • Support the implementation and compliance of Company relevant Processes and rules for the assigned geographical area;
  • Ensure the implementation of RFI / RFP / RFQ process & projections to support bid preparations for relevant local procurement commodity / category in alignment with procurement internal processes and procedures;
  • Support the Post of Bid Award (Win-Loss-Variance) Analysis;
  • Ensure Supplier scouting to monitor and establish potential new Suppliers options, by providing price lists / catalogues and Capability benchmarking;
  • Ensure the monitoring and reporting of economic and financial figures (budgeted v / s actual savings ) for each assigned local commodity / category;
  • Contribute to the Supply Chain process with regard to bids, cost evaluations, make or buy analysis, etc
  • Ensure the implementation of all the procurement activities for relevant local commodity / category with Project and Supply Chain teams
  • Skills and experience

  • University Degree (Engineering, Economics, Law or related field) and
  • At least 3 years of Senior Buyer expertise in : Cost & Commercial Acumen Benchmarking and risk management Agreements Suppliers relationship Negotiation Statutory Policies and Organizational Processes Suppliers qualification processes and methods Vendor rating and suppliers monitoring IT Tools (Ms Office, SAP, E- Auctions, etc.
  • Procurement Planning Methods Reporting Purchasing Process and Procedures.

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