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Assistant Buyer

  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £10.42 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    24/05/22 10:05:00

Job Description

Job title: Assistant Buyer
Location: Bedfordshire, MK44 3WH
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 17:00am

Temporary to Permanent position.

**Salary £20,000 - £21,500 **

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career within procurement. You will be responsible for different categories of relatively low value spend, volume, nature, and complexity; 'tail end spend'. You will be expected to deliver a service that facilitates delivery of products and services on time and at the lowest ultimate cost whilst maintaining the highest level of probity, legislative and corporate compliance, and support to the delivery of care to the highest standard. You will provide clerical and administrative support to the Procurement Department. Processing of orders and requisitions onto the Departmental ordering system(s), ensuring compliance with end user deadlines.


  • Working for a excellent well known client!
  • Fantastic rewards scheme
  • Temp to perm being offered for the right person
  • CIPS training funded by client if taken permanently

Skills Required:

  • You have a strong IT skill with Excel spreadsheet knowledge
  • You have experience with buying or within a procurement setting, or an interest in developing into this area of business
  • You have strong influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Have experience in office administration
  • Ambitious
  • Self-motivated
  • Proven negotiation skills

If you have the above, get in touch with me Kara Wright at Brook Street, Peterborough - 07483955750 or email for further information or simply apply now!


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