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We need you to help us do this.
Why this role matters
You will be responsible for the provision of a world class procurement service for direct spend delivering new savings strategies, implementing improvement plans, support commercial bids and assuring to contract under the best terms and conditions that delivers competitive advantage to the BT Group.
You will cover direct spend procurement across various categories in the Andean region (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela).
Procurement Specialist, in supporting direction setting in the area of procurement policy, process and governance. Ensure all activities undertaken are properly reported and updated on Group Procurement tools (POST) and validate savings with financial team.
As a Senior Buyer, you will :
Become a resident expert on the assigned categories, suppliers & processes; also bringing supply market knowledge, benchmarking / best practice & supplier innovation to the table.
Run market tenders and insourcing activities as appropriate.
Input into the category strategies, and be knowledgeable on the Spend within category from spend reports.
Be expected to deliver on both savings targets applied to the LoB and the Global Category.
What you'll be doing
Develop and maintain knowledge of strategic categories, including market dynamics and trends, analysing product life cycles.
Look for strategic categories in the Andean Region to determine the appropriate approach to Market, the optimum commercial models and supplier relationships for a product / service or element.
Work closely with internal business partners to understand their requirements, mapping these to the BT strategy and driving the "One-BT" agenda.
Develop procurement plans appropriate to their product and services to deliver maximum commercial advantage to BT to include selection and application of appropriate procurement processes for a particular product and or service.
Negotiate appropriate commercial and contractual arrangements with suppliers and for all products and services in their control, including loading information onto appropriate systems.
Manage their supply base to ensure delivery against contractual and commercial commitments and In Contract supplier performance and ensure business benefit is realised.
Take personal ownership for utilisation of contracts ensuring order channel strategy enables internal business partners to order items efficiently and the contracts reflect customer requirements for their duration.
Take personal ownership for utilisation of contracts ensuring order channel strategy enables internal business partners to order items efficiently and contracts reflect customer requirements for their duration.
We'll also need to see these on your CV
Degree in Electronic / Systems / Industrial Engineering or similar with more than 3 years Procurement experience in Telecommunication and telco integrators industry
Post graduate in procurement / purchasing / supply is a plus
Fluent business English as a minimum
Why choose us?
We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.
That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.