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78-81 International House, Brighton, West Sussex BN1 3XE, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN1 3XE

Procurement Specialist / Senior Buyer

West Sussex

Job Type
Permanent , Temporary
Circa £35000 per Anumm

I recently met this candidate, they came across as very personable with a passion for work in procurement. The candidate has an outstanding international background working with companies from across Europe, South America and Singapore. Their recent background is in direct procurement of Oil and Gas equipment components, while liaising with multinational companies and dealing with clients and suppliers all over the world.

The candidate exhibits expertise in areas such as: Procurement, Sales, Negotiation with customers and suppliers, Supply Planning, Inventory forecast and control, domestic and international Logistics. Purchase of equipments, standard components, instruments and services.

Their skills include: Strategic management, ease in data analysis, statistical studies, data correlation for management reports and decision making. Waste and operational cost reduction focusing in activities that add value to the company core business.

The candidate has displayed clear ambition is their roles which has allowed them increased responsibilities and growth throughout their career. The past years have been spent in international negotiations and the candidate is looking to continue career progression into becoming more fully involved in the whole cycle of procurement both technical and commercial.

Throughout work experience the candidate has obtained certificates and qualifications including:

Diploma in Procurement and Supply – Level 4, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
- Forecasted to be concluded in 12/2016
Quality Inspector, Metal Mechanical area - Senai Conde Alexandre Siciliano School – 12/2013
Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma – Senai Conde Alexandre Siciliano School – 12/2012
Negotiation – Márcio Miranda – 12/2012
Commercial Awareness Training - Bob Foulkes – 07/2012
Project Management – Luiz César Menezes – 10/2010
Purchasing Administration – Salvatore Morana – 10/2008
Sales Techniques – Hamílton Bueno – 10/2008
Fluent in English, Portuguese and basic Italian

This candidate can bring his international background, keen negotiation skills and procurement abilities to bear on any role and would quickly become a great asset.