Buyer / Procurement Assistant

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Recruiter
Taylor James Resourcing
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Buyer to work for a financial markets company in City of London.

The main purpose of the Buyer is to support the management of third party expenditure and ongoing supplier management. Responsible for the procurement of goods and services as specified by the customer, ensuring an efficient service is provided and best value achieved.

The Purchasing team use Oracle Financials to place purchase orders and receipt goods.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal customers and suppliers.

Promote central procurement policies and procedures, ensuring compliance across the organisation.

Ensuring purchase orders and telecoms orders are raised and receipted in a timely manner.

Ensuring timely renewal of all contracts.

Ensure the delivery of brought in goods and services at the lowest cost, to agreed targets Participate in the procurement process which will include; obtaining quotes, the development of specifications with internal customers, supplier evaluation and due diligence, supplier appraisal and supplier negotiations.

Prepare requisition and purchase orders through to placing an order.

Participate in the reconciliation process for hardware, software and other goods and services.

Process contract renewals as instructed.

Working closely with Accounts Payable, IT Managers and Finance Departments.

Create and update New Supplier/Employees within Oracle iProcurement as and when required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Good attention to detail
Good numerical and analytical skills
Fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business
Skilled in Microsoft applications software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.)
Knowledge of Oracle iProcurement would be an advantage but not a pre-requisite
Understanding of Procure to Pay Process