Purchasing Coordinator - Hammersmith West London

Cambian Group
Hammersmith, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Purchasing Coordinator

Department: Finance

Date: 19th July 2017

Reports to: Head of Procurement


Direct responsibility to support Cambian Procurement by;

Coordinated day to day Procurements needs from Cambian Sites

Maintaining the supplier database (including contracts)

Participate to creation of new procurement process

Participate to RFQ with the category Manager

Manage specifics supplier accounts (for example Travel Agency)

Generating and reviewing performance KPIs including purchase price variance analysis for the Department

Resolving sites queries for suppliers issues

Administrated and animate the intranet of the procurement department

Location and Reporting Structure

The job is based in Hammersmith, London.

The purchasing Coordinator is a key role in a new procurement team of 5. This role report directly to the Head of Procurement also based in Hammersmith.


The job holder is not expected to negotiate contracts directly but to contribute to the management of a spend in the region of €10Mpa.


The job holder is responsible for ensuring compliance with Cambian’s Procurement Policy and Governance, and ensure a high level service to internal customer’s queries.

Working Relationships

The jobholder will work closely with the numerous Cambian sites as well as external suppliers.

Knowledge and Skills

Education to a degree level is expected together with experience of procurement.

Candidates without a degree will be considered provided that they can demonstrate successful experience in a similar role.

  • Personally aligned with our core values and beliefs; Care, Honesty, Open, Driven and Committed
  • Experience in administration of general purchasing function
  • Possess an outstanding eye for detail and strong numeracy
  • Able to use MS Office applications and competent to set-up and use spreadsheets
  • Reliable customers oriented communication
  • Puts the needs of the service user at the centre of decisions.
  • Brings energy and value to discussions. Upbeat and positive.


    This job description does not exclude any duties which will be necessary for this position together with such other duties as the employer may reasonably require.