Purchasing Assistant Health Care £17K NW London

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Recruiter
Inspiring Interns
Location
North London, London
Salary
17000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a UK based medical devices company that specialises in the manufacturing and marketing of products for the primary and secondary healthcare sectors

This a role suitable for a recent graduate. Salary: £17k

Day-to-day activities will include:

The main responsibility for this role is assisting all procurement duties for the company, and facilitate all contracts/tender submissions. In addition, maintain all records of contract awards, and action any contract relating queries. Assisting in managing all goods in quality checks and stock records.

  • To assist the Buyer in preparation for all Tender submissions
  • To manage contract awards for the duration of the framework agreement
  • To source exercises to develop and maintain a competitive supply base in line with a multi supplier sourcing strategy
  • To negotiate and manage all costings of goods and services within the company and associated companies
  • Liaising with service providers for procurement and delivery services, and manage the supply chain costs within the UK
  • The ability to purchase requirements for the offices and warehouse, including stationary, warehouse equipment, printing, etc.
  • To manage utility contracts and management of utilities costs
  • The ability to manage supplier contracts, and negotiate transport costings (imports & local)
  • Co-ordinating incoming shipments with freight forwarders and warehouses
  • Check that all incoming goods are correct with respect to quantity against PO
  • Liaise with suppliers on any discrepancies and quality issues
  • Management of all stock/inventory issues; including arranging stock take, investigating, and resolving discrepancies
  • To manage B2B customer business requirements; including sourcing and stock management with customer
  • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications:

  • GCSEs including Math and English
  • Computer skills and good knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Has previous experience of working in an office based environment is desirable
  • Has previous experience of working with Tenders and Suppliers is desirable
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills – written and verbal
  • Able to multitask
  • Able to use initiative
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to be proactive with a willingness to learn

What are the perks of working at this company?

  • 26 days holidays, 8 bank holidays, 1 day for your birthday, 2 days after 2 years’ service
  • Pension – Salary Sacrifice /Employer contribution max up to 6%
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Performance related bonus
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Perk box