Purchasing Officer - Notts City

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Nottingham
Salary
24000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The SF Group are recruiting for a business located in the heart of Nottingham City. This is an exceptionally dynamic role to match the vibrant company! The are recruiting for a Purchasing Officer to join the team where you will be working in a stand alone role but alongside the finance team, so you won't be on your own!

The role includes leading or supporting on procurement activities: sourcing, negotiating, analysis, monitoring & control and contract management. It demands close working relations with internal clients and liaison with external partners.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking direction from internal clients to lead on sourcing of product lines and equipment
  • To provide analytical support to internal clients negotiating procurement of major supply contracts
  • Constant liaison and negotiation with wet supply partners to deliver products at the best prices connecting into supplier promotional activities where relevant
  • To lead on EPOS till system data management ensuring accurate and updated product and pricing information.
  • Using EPOS systems to execute ordering of wet product lines and, in addition, to provide stock control analysis
  • Planned market testing and negotiation with the existing supplier database to reap the best value and cost gains and to source new suppliers to maintain competition within the supply chain.
  • To oversee general management of the supply chain: organising contract documentation, planning for key dates & events (e.g. contract expiry), maintaining contacts and communication, coordination.
  • Stock Control monitoring including line check on site (monthly)
  • Support to finance with stock control / ordering issues arising
  • Such other tasks that become necessary from time to time.

What will you need?

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • IT literate; Microsoft Excel basic knowledge
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and well organised
  • Financially savvy with understanding of basic accounting terms
  • Excellent influencing and communication skills
  • Some experience in either the industry or a similar role (if from a different industry) is preferred

This role is based in the City so please note parking is at the candidates cost, they do have a tram and cycle to work scheme - most employees take advantage of this!

Hour are usually 9-5pm but they are a company where they are able to look at more flexible full time hours so if you preferred 10-6pm they are happy to do this!