Senior Buyer


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Job title Senior Buyer
Ref CBS9NM00005000
Location Sellafield
Region Cumbria
Company Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Salary 300.00-400.00 GBP per day
Duration 12 Months
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Title: Senior Buyer

Reference: CBS9NM00005000

Location: Cumbria

Rate: £300 - £400 per day depending on experience

Job Type: Contract,

Duration: 12 months

Contact details: Natalie Mohamed – 07548 712 554

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

The Role Description

Reporting directly to the Head of Procurement, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing procurement exercises from inception to completion. Ensuring that you are achieving best value for the NDA whilst complying with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and HMG procurement policies.

The successful candidate will also support the best use of public sector framework agreements, determining the best route to market and leading commercial negotiations. A good comprehensive working knowledge of PCR2015/OJEU is essential.

Key deliverables include:

• managing all tendering activities in accordance with the Principles of PCR2015

• developing and implementing tender documentation

• recommending key procurement decisions at each tender/project milestone

• contract management of procurements contracted supply base.

• undertaking benchmarking, measurement and target setting of key business performance indicators.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

A proven track record working in the public sector procurement with PCR2015

forward thinking and approachable, with strong relationship management skills

highly developed communication and influencing skills

ability to influence and provide procurement advice to colleagues at all levels within the NDA and the wider NDA estate up to and including executive level

good knowledge and understanding of legal issues and government procedures relating to procurement and contract management

proven track record of successfully leading large procurements

experience of making strategic decisions.

Other knowledge and qualifications include:

relevant qualification, such as MCIPS

logical approach to problem solving together with solid decision making capabilities

ability to adapt to and manage changing priorities


Additional information about the process

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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