Purchasing Officer

The One Group
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Job title: Purchasing Officer - Part time
Location: North Cambridge
Salary: £29,000 - £31,000
Type: 12-month Contract (maternity cover)
Part time: 22.5hrs (3 - 5 Days)

This is an exciting and expanding, design technology company, who are widely recognised within their very niche field.

Job description and key responsibilities

This Purchasing Officer job is to provide support to the business’ purchasing process and procurement system. You will be leading improvement strategies, to steer the procurement process to be as effective as it can be. This is an incredibly varied and fast-paced role, where each day will be different and will require someone to think on their feet. You will also have a Purchasing Assistant to supervise and support so previous line management experience is desirable.

  • Continue developing and driving forward the procurement strategy and achieve value for money solutions
  • Monitor purchasing activities
  • Monitoring and managing supplier performance
  • Raising and reporting purchase orders
  • Supervise the Purchasing assistant

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience within Purchasing and Procurement. You will need to have experience as a Supervisor or Manager and be prepared to take on administrative and junior duties for when the Procurement Assistant is away. You must be upbeat, passionate and have a strong work ethic, as this company is vibrant and striving to succeed even further.

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With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough – The ONE Group’s recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

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