Procurement Coordinator

Connect Group PLC Recruitment
Kembrey Park
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Coordinator (6 month FTC) - Swindon

About the Procurement Coordinator Role:

As ourProcurement Coordinator, you will be reporting directly into the Procurement Manager and working closely with staff from across the group. As part of the Procurement Team, you will be working in a fast paced environment consisting of a high volume of work and constant changing priorities/responsibilities. This role is intended to support the team with a higher than normal volume of work due to a business Transformation Programme and will facilitate varied procurement needs to promote Procurement good practice.

In this role you will:

·Work with department sponsors to attain cross business efficiencies and cost savings

·Be responsible for supporting and promoting the groups’ procurement disciplines

·Working with minimum supervision, respond to procurement queries/problems/requests and provide advice via different communication sources (i.e. e-sourcing system) on a daily basis from suppliers and colleagues and put in new approaches or preventative measures in place to avoid reoccurrence of problems as well as providing a high level of customer service

·Manage suppliers and users on the groups’ e-sourcing system (Connect Source)

·Assist the Procurement Manager with the preparation of tender documentation and award notifications and be responsible for the preparation of documents, reports, agendas and minutes as requested by the Procurement Manager

·Undertake spend analysis to meet with the groups’ requirements

·Make collaborative decisions with colleagues within the procurement team on changes to operational processes affecting administrative operations

·Support the Procurement Manager in developing improvements in procurement processes to enhance the overall value for money objectives and efficiencies

General Duties

·Answering the telephones

·Attend meetings whenever required

·Be involved in the appraisal process

·General support to services provided by Services Department

About You:

With 1 years’ experience in procurement / category management you will have the following:

Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiencesAbility to work alone as well as in a team and prioritise own work and support the work of the other members of the teamGood organisational skills and problem solving skillsExcellent attention to detailOpen and transparent to change

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