Base Location: Forbury Place, Reading (This role has the option to work from home along with 2 days per week in the Reading office)
Salary: £32,900 -£49,300plus bonus and car allowance experience car + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time Flexible working options available
What is the Role?
We are setting up a brand-new Procurement team in SSE Telecoms and implementing a new ERP system in Workday. This is an opportunity to play an integral role from the start of the team being built and influence the way it moves forward. Come join and us be a part of creating something new.
Our Procurement Team are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way. We work right across SSE Telecoms, ensuring our business gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all are compliant, continue to meet contractual obligations and our business need.
What do I need?
Procurement experience in a similar industry preferred with experience of ERP procurement systems are essential (Workday desirable). Demonstrable experience of leading / managing small teams, detailed knowledge of Company procurement policy and procedures.
Ability to define and deliver solutions to meet business challenges with knowledge of Procurement system processes.
Numerate with highly developed drafting and writing skills.
Stakeholder Focused, Influencing, Strategic thinking, Tactical management
Confidence to challenge the norm and think creatively.
Self-motivated, resilient along with good organisational skills
Works independently, target focused and result driven, strong ability to bring about change, energetic and driven taking a hands-on approach
Develops an atmosphere of confidence, respect, and trust, acts as a role model within the team, strong service and customer orientation
Delivers on tasks effectively, produces high quality outputs in a timely fashion & builds relationship across all levels of the organisation, as well as externally
Process skills; Business Stakeholder Management, Benchmarking, Performance Metrics, Cost & Value Efficiencies, Internal Demand Reviews, Risk Management, Evaluation and analysis, Continuous Improvement
Management and prioritisation of tasks for self and team to ensure deadlines and objectives are achieved
About our Business
Neos Networks is proud to be one of the premier B2B connectivity partners in the UK. We achieve this through constantly investing in high capacity, highly resilient network connectivity in the spirit of collaboration, partnership and integrity which means we can achieve more, together.
We bring together the unparalleled expertise of dedicated teams with innovation and technical excellence to give enterprises, government organisations and our partners a better network experience that can power the UK's digital future. Our 20,000+ km private network spans the UK providing a range of high capacity Ethernet, optical and dark fibre solutions.
We're looking for ambitious experts to join our friendly team; to develop their career and contribute to our growth. A team that actively looks after the wellbeing of its colleagues, works hard and enjoys celebrating success.
Life at Neos Networks
If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our Advantage scheme.
We're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining us.
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact email@example.com / 0141 224 7670.
EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with us, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.