Purchasing Assistant Health Care £17K NW London

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