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Buyer - IT

Posted 7 March by Brewster Pratap Easy Apply Ended


The Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group are working exclusively with an expanding business, looking to recruit a Buyer on a 12 month basis with immediate start.


The responsibilities of the Buyer will be:

  • Negotiating with vendors
  • Product promotion
  • Responsible for all aspects of performance for your product areas
  • Sourcing products
  • Responsibility for all aspects of stock management for your product areas
  • Pricing
  • Responsible for all aspects of the relationships with vendors in your product areas
  • Ensure compliance of products with relevant quality standards in conjunction with Commercial Manager
  • Maintain accurate and up to date supplier information
  • Collating and creating purchase orders
  • Review order acknowledgements/confirmation
  • Monitor delivery dates and supplier performance
  • Monitor vendor refunds, rebates, marketing funds etc and raise appropriate claims
  • Monitoring product quality issues and addressing with suppliers


The qualities of the Buyer will be:

  • Enthusiastic and confident
  • Articulate, numerate and grammatically correct in all communications
  • Computer literate with good skills in Microsoft applications
  • A strong negotiator at all levels - and be able to demonstrate this effectively
  • A good team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of purchasing tools and techniques
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong relationships both internally and externall
  • Technical/IT hardware knowledge desirable but not essential
  • CIPS level 4 or working towards is desirable


Salary up top 25K

This is a 12 month contract however if the successful candidate makes an impression it is more than likely that the role will go perm

Brewster Pratap Business & Office Support is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in administration, business support, HR, sales, marketing and purchasing jobs in in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of business and office support recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information.

Required skills

  • buyer
  • supply chain
  • procurement

Reference: 34629471

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