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Direct Procurement Buyer / Best-in-Class Public Sector

Bramwith Consulting
GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum + CIPS Sponsorship
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main), Procurement
Job Level
Consultancy, Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

Direct Procurement Buyer / Best-in-Class Public Sector Organisation / Excellent Opportunities for Fast-Track Progression / Coventry / Flexible Working / £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

Are you an up-and-coming procurement professional seeking a best-in-class organization that prides itself on providing an employee-centric environment that promotes development and progression? If so, this is the perfect procurement position for you.

Due to extensive growth plans this industry-leading public sector organization is seeking a passionate direct procurement buyer to join its team. This organization works on a project basis which enables you to gain diverse exposure to a range of direct procurement categories where you'll gain daily development from working alongside best-in-class procurement professionals.

You will be working within an authentic employee-centric culture which is centered around providing the best platform for its employees to become the best procurement professionals possible through provision of differing training initiatives, including CIPS sponsorship. Due to the size and structure of this company, you have amazing opportunities for future progression.

Direct Procurement Buyer responsibilities…

  • Support the effective delivery of diverse strategic procurement projects across the end-to-end procurement function in relation to the direct procurement space, covering raw materials procurement, finished products procurement and commodities procurement
  • Effectively liaise with a range of stakeholders, from managing key supplier relationships to driving cross functional-collaboration and gaining daily exposure to the head of procurement
  • Undertake various day-to-day strategic procurement activities, from strategic sourcing and contract management to tendering and negotiation, thus covering the full procurement life cycle

Direct Procurement Buyer requirements…

  • Exposure across the end-to-end procurement function in relation to either direct procurement (raw materials procurement, commosties procurement and/or finished products procurement) or the indirect procurement space (Professional Services procurement, FM procurement, IT procurement etc.)
  • Skills surrounding contract management, negotiation and strategic sourcing
  • Past experience within the public procurement space is desirable but not a necessity

For more information regarding this exciting new procurement opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to Amy at or directly through this page.

Key words: direct procurement, indirect procurement, procurement specialist, procurement buyer, purchasing, senior buyer, direct procurement manager, category management, public sector sourcing, public contract regulations, PCR, OJEU procurement, career progression, development


Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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