CV and Covver letter for Procurement Buyer position

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Experience Level: Intermediate
My sister has given me your People per Hour contact details so I am reaching out to you if you could help me put together a CV and Cover letter for me. I am moving to Prague soon and I am looking for a job in my field of expertise as an operational buyer in procurement. I need the CV and Cover letter to be written in English and creative writing is not my strong skill.

I started my career as an operational Buyer working for NHS Hospital in Bournemouth in 2017. In this position, I work with internal customers to obtain products and services from the supply chain, which offer value for money and focus on quality, service, sustainability. I also assist in the implementation of the preferred supplier into the business, supporting the strategic objectives of the Procurement Department.

My job duties also include implementing the necessary procurement processes, discipline and governance on regional/local spend items to achieve significant savings. I support my management team in creating and implementing strategic category plans and market reviews.

I am an independent professional with a responsible approach towards my job and strong client focus, who has a proactive personality, team player with fluent /business proficient in English both written and spoken. I have strong communication skills, MS Office knowledge and ability to work effectively under pressure. I have a good detail orientation, task finishing, independence and analytical skills.

Summary of my tasks and duties

Suppliers, subcontractors, customer relationships:

Proactively negotiating, managing and building appropriate relationships with key approved suppliers as well as managing internal customer relationships

Identifying, selecting and developing new suppliers to meet future business needs

Proposing, implementing and proactively driving cost reduction through effective negotiation and supplier selection and supplier improvement programmes within and across regional teams

Carrying out preferred supplier operational reviews

Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers and regularly review supplier performance

Assisting in the development and management of subcontractors to support business needs

Commercial awareness

Managing supplier schedules and expediting

Contacting suppliers to check price and availability

General Duties:

Investigating alternative methods and sources where appropriate

Taking responsibility for reporting on pricing and budget

Complementing in all aspects of the purchasing functionality within the company ERP System

Working cross-functionally to ensure we have optimal sourcing policies and procedures in place

Liaising on a daily basis with relevant site location/production with any discrepancies on delivery dates between Purchase Order and the Customer Order/Manufacturing date

Ensuring Sales and Production Objectives are met i.e volume, delivery and quality

The cost-effective procurement of Goods, Materials, Consumables, Services and Capital Expense Items

Achieving the best price and delivery without compromising quality

Expediting and challenging any expected/overdue Purchase Orders

Resolving any invoice queries within the company PIP functionality

Checking Inventory Levels on all items before being procured

Helping to manage the stock reduction and obsolescence of Inventory Items

Updating Vendor Contracts for all Inventory Items

Using Material Planner Workbench and purchasing requisition Process

Converting requisitions into Purchase Orders in a timely manner

Resolving administration problems related to procurement

Taking ownership of daily/weekly/monthly tasks as well as adhoc tasks.

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  • Mike M.

    Hi Barbora - is this an open project for freelancers to submit proposals, or is it targeted to a particular individual as recommended by your sister?