Group Procurement Assistant

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are excited to be exclusively recruiting a Group Procurement Assistant for a leading global business in the Heart of Manchester City Centre.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, this is a new role in the business where you will support the category’s qualitative and quantitative projects. You will facilitate varied procurement category’s needs, managing competing tender priorities and promoting procurement good practice.

The successful Procurement Assistant will work collaboratively with all stakeholders when advising on procurement related enquiries such as explaining the outcomes of tender awards, handling clarification questions, and debriefing unsuccessful tenderers. The role holder will engage staff, suppliers and external consultants when responding to enquiries and providing a professional, efficient and effective procurement service.

Ideally, you should have the following skills and experience:

• CIPS qualified/studier or equivalent knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and procedures
• Previous experience in projects/construction/hospitality fields
• Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, (Excel is crucial) with proven experience
• Ability to speak another European language would be desirable
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Able to work within in a dynamic, fast-paced business environment
• Self-motivated
• Sourcing (RFI/RFQ/RFP) experience
• Working Collaboratively

This is an excellent organisation to work for with a very successful and growing team around you where ambition and hard work will be rewarded and you will have the opportunity to develop and progress further.

Working hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

If interested, please send through your application for review. Closing date for applications is Friday 27th April.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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