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Procurement Administrator

Location: CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 23,000-25,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-315362

I am currently working with a market leading, award winning organisation based in Cheltenham who are looking to grow their small Procurement team, this is a full-time permanent role offering development and progression opportunities. This role requires buying experience and a passion for negotiating with suppliers. Ideally you will have at least a year of experience in a similar role and you are working towards a CIPS qualification.

The opportunity:

The Junior Buyer will work under the direction of the Procurement Manager to provide support across a wide range of procurement functions centrally and to our practices;

  • Ongoing maintenance of supplier catalogues and price lists
  • Supplier queries and management
  • Contract monitoring
  • Assisting with supplier/procurement relationships
  • Active support in the tendering process of core supplies
  • Ongoing assessment of contractual performance and ensuring all suppliers remain compliant with legislation.
  • Ensuring operational staff are trained on purchasing standards and procedures
  • Supporting the business with new practice mobilisation

What we’re looking for;

  • Ideally working towards a CIPS qualification
  • Proven experience in a commercially focused environment
  • Proven experience working within a fast - paced, process driven environment
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Confidence in communicating at all levels within the organisation
  • A can do, enabling attitude, comfortable with ambiguity; adaptable and flexible
  • Persistent, driving through change in a way that gets buy in from stakeholders
  • A self-motivated individual with a genuine interest and knowledge of the procurement process, together with a genuine drive to progress within a rapidly expanding company.

For more information email hattie.hayward@reedglobal.com today!

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