Procurement Officer

Borehamwood, UK
17 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Officer

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 per annum

Pharmaceuticals Industry

A pharmaceutical company base din the Borehamwood area is now looking for a procurement officer to join their team ASAP. They are looking for someone that is keen and eager to develop in the procurement field and are also open to graduate that are looking to kick start their career.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for proactive and timely Procurement support service to internal stakeholders and strive to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of Procurement services against defined KPI's.

Accountable for the following areas against set KPI's.

• Purchase requisitions and order placement to suppliers

• Dashboard reporting on Procurement activity levels

• Continuous improvement recommendations on current P2P Procurement processes

• Shared purchase order expediting

Post Holder will a shared point of contact for the department and is expected to take responsibility for any day to day issues.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• Responsible for processing all purchase requisitions and issuing purchase orders to suppliers

• Work closely with internal stakeholders on their purchase requirements

• Provide training and support to stakeholders on the IFS system

• Manage all new supplier requests using the Supplier Onboarding Process.

• Provide up to date status reports on all purchase requisitions

• Support the updating of IFS and stakeholders with status of outstanding and critical purchase orders on a daily basis.

• React quickly and efficiently to out of stock situations, proactively review processes to prevent future stock out situations.

• Support the expediting of all purchase orders using the IFS ERP System.

• Develop a thorough understanding of the P2P process and support the process accordingly

• Review and raise requisition in IFS ERP system to set service levels, flag issues to relevant buyer or category managers.

• Ensure Procurement procedures are adhered to in line with company policy and other relevant Procedures to ensure compliance to policy and GMP.

• Provide specialised knowledge and advice of the Procurement Function to IFS Requisition's and Authorisers.

• Ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility of your workload

• Desire to embrace change, successfully adapting to constantly changing demands.

• Ability and desire to solve problems and adapt to a pressurised environment.

• Excellent attention to detail, multi-tasking and organisational skills

• Administration background with the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines

• Deliver first class customer service to internal stakeholders and ensure enquiries are completed professionally and efficiently.

• Build and maintain strong, positive and trusting relationships with all key stakeholders and suppliers.

• Liaise with Accounts Payable on a day to day basis regarding pricing and invoice queries.

• Assist with the Training of new IFS Requisitioners on the Procurement Module

• Maintain Supplier Records and Profiles on the IFS System and liaise with Finance and Payroll on Bank Detail issues. Manage the Supplier Database by ensuring that only Pre- Approved Suppliers are entered onto the system

• Complete Trackwise and quality actions when required

• Support Procurement colleagues as and when required

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