Interim Buyer - Immediate Start!

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH13067

£24000 - £28000 per annum

Interim Buyer (6 months)
£25,000 - £28,000 (equiv).

Role Profile

We are currently recruiting for an interim Buyer for our public sector client based in Manchester.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further build your procurement experience whilst working in a collaborative and supportive team for a leading public sector organisation based in Manchester city centre.

This is a temporary requirement but there is a strong possibility that the contract will be extended beyond the initial term or made permanent in the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing procurement activities for Indirect categories such as Stationery, IT and Facilities Management
  • Stakeholder engagement, including advising stakeholders on procurement best practice
  • Defining stakeholder needs and identifying most appropriate procurement solution
  • Independently managing mini competitions, complying with EU Procurement rules
  • Conducting all procurement activities in line with internal procedures and OJEU regulations

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous procurement experience within a public sector environment
  • Good understanding / working knowledge of OJEU process
  • Proven track record in running mini competitions
  • Ideally experience of Indirect categories


Public sector body with offices in Manchester city centre


£25,000 - £28,000 (equiv.)

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