South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Job Vacancy

Post Title: Buyer

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Grade 4 (£17,714 – £19,742)

Hours: Full Time – 37 Hours per week

Work Pattern: Flexi Time

Location: Headquarters, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG

An opportunity has arisen within our Procurement team for a Buyer which will be based at our Headquarters in Sheffield.

Under the direction of the Team Leader, the post holder will procure goods and services to provide an efficient procurement support service to the organisation taking into consideration sustainable and ethical product alternatives. This includes negotiating with suppliers and undertaking supplier capability visits, developing specifications for products and services, undertaking electronic tendering, contract management and resolving invoice and delivery discrepancies.

An administration qualification at least equivalent to NVQ Level 2 and experience of general purchasing within a Procurement function are essential, as is a customer focused approach to service delivery and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.

Ideally you will hold a Diploma Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and a current driving licence/ability to travel is desirable.

For more information about the role contact Kirsty Dodson on 0114 253 2391.

A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the careers section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 1700 hours on 4th September 2015

Interviews will be held week commencing 14th September 2015

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

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