Procurement Assistant

Recruiter
Morson International
Location
Trafford Park
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title: Procurement Assistant

Location: Trafford Park

Salary: £24-28k

Purpose

Our client is a global sports brand based at Traffic Park, they are looking for a suitable candidate to support the Procurement team to provide efficient and effective procurement services and for its subsidiary companies.

The Procurement Assistant will work closely with the Procurement team having responsibility for providing key Procurement analytical and administrative tasks to deliver a professional procurement service to the business.

Key Responsibilities

* Support the Procurement team with pricing and tender analysis

* Maintenance of Pricing & Supplier databases

* Work with the finance team to improve categorisation of suppliers

* Preparatory work for forthcoming tenders

* Management of tender processes and liaison with tenderers

* Working closely with the Finance team to resolve current pricing and PO issues, and historic bill validation

* Accountability for a number of KPI’s and playing a pivotal role in analysing and maintaining the health of key supplier relationships

* Assist stakeholders in resolving supplier issues when problems are escalated to Procurement

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

* Keen interest in Procurement and working towards MCIPS level (or equivalent)

* Exceptional ability to manage workload and identify high priority tasks

* Highly literate with advanced Excel knowledge preferable

* Strong data analysis skills

* Keen eye for detail

* Highly organised

* Energetic manner

* Continuously seek to identify ways to improve

* Strong planning and organisational skills with an ability to focus on agreed priorities, getting things done efficiently and effectively

* Flexible with a strong work ethic

* Achievement oriented with high commitment, resilience and a positive attitude

* Excellent interpersonal, time management, and communication skills

* Effective in one to one situations or meetings, able to express ideas and transmit information clearly in writing.

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins

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