Role overview

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer supporting our Facilities Services Electric Infrastructure Facilities Services Business unit from our Leeds Office, this would suit someone who is looking for their next step from a Procurement Assistant role into their first Buyer position 

The Buyer will manage procurement activities within the NG Bailey Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Team providing procurement expertise and supporting the Operational Team, formulating, and managing the procurement route to market, working closely with other parts of the business (particularly Business Development and Commercial) to meet organizational goals, having cognizance of group procurement strategy. This role will sit within the FIS procurement team, main responsibility EV


You will:

  • Tender Support –  Support Contract managers with up to date procurement data, expertise and advice. 
  • Procurement –  Have a hands on approach, ensure a procurement strategy is adhered to on every tender and live projects, procurement schedules are produced and kept up to date and carry out or delegate tasks as a member of the project team. These will vary between projects, but will typically include procurement plans, negotiations, establishment and running of e-auctions, volume aggregation/package bundling. 
  • Supplier Management –  Supplier management/performance including recording, providing feedback,
  • Sourcing –  Working with Sourcing Managers to contribute to and support source plans.
  • Savings –  Maintain savings on a monthly basis in accordance with the business processes.
  • Accurate Data & Reports – Produce monthly reports for procurement dashboard, record and monitor action/improvement plans to enhance results.
  • Requirements

    You will have:

  • Level 4/5 of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS) – Desirable
  • Assistant Procurement experience, both high volume and high value. Covering materials and sub-contract
  • Experience of a role in an Electrical & FM environment (M&E Services) would be beneficial but not essential
  • Confident use of all negotiating techniques and procurement approaches.
  • Previous role working in a building services OR construction environment
  • About Us 

    We are one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of £500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training.

    Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies.

    Progression is something we value and we’ll make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be.

    Department Facilities Services Contract type Permanent Hours 40 hours Salary Competitive Benefits Holiday (25 Days), Pension with leading provider, private healthcare, discounts, personal development programme and flexible benefits

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