Procurement Officer

Procurement Officer

Job Overview

Location
Liverpool, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
3 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
317648
Job Views
5

Job Description

Procurement Officer
Liverpool - Office Based
Salary: Negotiable (Depending on Experience)
buckleighwilliams is working with a technology business in Liverpool to identify a committed, proactive, and driven Procurement Officer to create, implement and manage purchasing processes for the entire business. Our client is looking for an experienced procurement professional with experience of working in small businesses to create structure and processes around asset purchases, company equipment and suppliers. The successful candidate will need to be used to working within a fast-paced and ever-changing environment to deadlines and will be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively, whilst maintaining accuracy.
Key Responsibilities:
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Lead point of contact for all company purchasing requirements.
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Creating and implementing robust and efficient processes and procedures
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Processing requisitions, gaining the relevant approvals and converting the requisitions into purchase orders, whilst ensuring that the purchasing process and approvals limits are adhered to.
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Ensure all purchases are recorded with correct project information.
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Placing orders with suppliers, to include, but not limited to: IT equipment and software, all forms of travel, postage and courier services, utilities, stationery, company gifts, and all one-off purchases
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Liaising with suppliers to find the most competitive prices.
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Negotiating payment terms with suppliers
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Creating an approved suppliers list for the company
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Setting up suppliers and opening credit accounts
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Responding to all internal and external queries relating to all requisitions and purchases
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Monitor service levels provided by suppliers and report any issues as necessary.
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Process returns and organise refunds/credit notes.
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Handle claims for undelivered/lost items
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Analyse monthly spend and present to FD monthly with commentary.
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
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Previous experience in a procurement role, in representing a company to external suppliers and building relationships.
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Self-management (priority setting, researching alternative suppliers, creating process efficiencies)
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Take ownership and responsibility and be proactive.
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Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and able to work with both internal and external stakeholders.
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Possess MS Excel, administration, and organisational skills.
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Attention to detail.
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Ability to multi-task, use own initiative and work autonomously when required.
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Experience in working with budgets and budget holders to manage spend.
The organisation offers competitive salaries, great progression opportunities and a fantastic work environment. Don’t miss out, apply today!
About Buckleigh & Williams:
Buckleigh & Williams are a specialist recruitment business focused on delivering highly experienced and reputable contractors/permanent staff to some of the world’s largest organisations.
Buckleigh & Williams operates as an employment agency and employment business. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age for this role. By applying for this role you accept our Terms and Privacy Policy which can both be found on our website. We take the security of personal data very seriously and by applying for this role you consent that we may hold your personal data on our database (CRM) for the purpose of finding jobs that could match your skill set. If we become aware of any other opportunities that could be of interest to you, we may let you know by either phone, email or SMS

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