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BT Senior Buyer (Field Engineering Services) in Dublin, United Kingdom

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Senior Buyer (Engineering Field Services Portfolio) – Dublin, Ireland – Attractive salary and benefits

  • We’re people people. Do you want to work within a vibrant, growth mindset-orientated, multi-cultural team that you’d be proud to be a part of?

  • Do you want to work for a front runner in digital procurement utilising best in class digital procurement tools?

  • Do you want full autonomy to make decisions, drive strategies and truly value add within all of your partnerships?

Well here at BT Sourced, you’ll have this and work with a start-up within a fully digitalised setup backed by one of the biggest brands in the UK in BT and EE. This is a true opportunity to shape the direction and culture of BT’s procurement service which operates out of Dublin, Ireland.

BT Sourced are looking for a Senior Buyer where we’ll empower you to support our business units. Reach out to libby.mason-albutt@bt.com for a confidential chat if you have any questions or apply today!

The team is accountable for delivering against category strategy and acts as the business partner to key stakeholders and suppliers. The team is responsible for setting the agenda for strategic sourcing and drives innovation opportunities to constantly manage category spend and realise more value for BT.

The Procurement Professional is responsible for helping to drive and deliver the procurement plan and activities in BT’s Engineering Field Services Portfolio Category (EFS), Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Business Partnering practice. This role develops and implements procurement frameworks, policies and procedures. This role holds strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure procurement competency and continuous value delivery.

What’s in it for you? What are the benefits?

Here at BT Sourced, our purpose is to Connect for Good and to have a positive impact on people, planet and society. We’re very proud of our accreditations as a Healthy Place To Work (Great Place To Work Institute) and as a Responsible Business leader (Business in the Community/NSAI).

One of our highest priorities is being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organisation, and our aim is to foster a sense of belonging among employees and to support everyone to reach their potential with us.

Other great benefits include:

  • The opportunity to have access to your leadership team. They are based on site.

  • The opportunity to have scope and impact on what you do and to shape the culture of the team.

  • Hybrid working, with state-of-the-art offices within Grand Canal Plaza

  • 10 percent bonus

  • BT Sourced Pension Scheme – 5% BT contributions

  • Life Assurance from 1st day of employment – 4x salary

  • Access to excellent training tools, programmes and communities to help you connect, learn and grow.

  • 22 days annual leave (rising to 25 days with length of service) bank holidays and an opportunity to buy up to five more days every year

What will the role involve? Typical duties include:

  • Helping to drive and deliver procurement plans and activities in BT’s EFS Category Management, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, in line with internal stakeholders needs and BT Sourced priorities. Negotiating and implementing procurement frameworks and procedures following the BT procurement governance.

  • Ownership of EFS contracts.

  • Working with BT business stakeholders to identify and deliver savings opportunities, efficiencies, and compliance.

  • Ability to work within (sometimes complex) EFS supply chain scenarios and provide agile responses to Business Units to assist in the progression of market opportunities.

  • Providing key inputs for Category Strategies and Sourcing Activities, through planning and execution of sourcing, and supplier and risk management activities

  • Managing RFP processes from end to end

  • Building and maintaining category knowledge, apply best practices around sourcing approach, supplier selection, total cost of ownership and negotiation tactics

  • Drive and deliver end-to-end sourcing projects including complex contractual and pricing models, in accordance with strict timelines.

  • Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders and suppliers and negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements utilising the latest contracting tools

  • Record savings achieved through contractual and pricing negotiations

What are we looking for in our Procurement Professionals? You may have a variety of the below:

  • We’re looking for someone that’s results orientated, ambitious, and passionate.

  • Comfortable with digital sourcing tools.

  • Comfortable with contract negotiation.

  • Experience within a fast-paced, busy Procurement function.

  • Good business expertise in category management, particularly around supplier capabilities and commercial models required to deliver portfolio and customer requirements

  • Ability to manage sometimes complex, strategic, and commercial requirements between BT and Suppliers, and deliver projects and results on time and in full

  • Exposure to business partnering and working with business stakeholders to deliver results.

BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant business or technical area

  • MBA / Masters Degree equivalent would be an advantage

  • AOC.P.M.(Certified Purchasing Manager), and/or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) desired.

  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Sourcing Experience

  • Exposure to digital sourcing tools and willingness to learn and develop further

  • Telecoms experience would be desirable

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Job: Procurement and supply chain

Title: Senior Buyer (Field Engineering Services)

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-Ireland-Dublin-Dublin

Requisition ID: 185566

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