Job Title: Interim Purchase Process Lead
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 - Hybrid working available
Contract Type: 6 months fixed-term - with possibility of extension
Weekly Hours: 37 Hours
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Our client is looking to bring on board an Interim Purchase Process Lead to design and maintain a centralised purchase ordering process, in conjunction with the implementation of a new financial and accounting system and aligned to procurement processes.
Setting up and maintaining a centralised purchase ordering process to include a mechanism for budget holders to request a PO to be raised
Setting up and maintaining an interim process where no POs are yet in place, to retrospectively create orders when invoices are received in-order-to ensure correct financial coding
Developing and reporting KPIs in relation to POs for operational business management
Supporting the finance team with the implementation of a 'no PO, no pay' policy
Liaising with the Procurement Manager to ensure all POs are accompanied by a valid supplier contract as appropriate
Assisting the Procurement Manager in maintaining the central contracts register and uploading the supplier contracts to e-procurement portal.Expertise
Experience of designing policies and procedures around purchase ordering processes.
Experience of electronic financial accounting systems and practices.
Experience working with operational staff in the introduction of PO process and 'no PO, no pay' policy.
Experience of designing and implementing KPIs.
Creation and development of effective working relationships with colleagues, external agencies and partner organisations.Qualifications and skills
Be a team player and work in a collaborative way to build strong, effective and productive relationships
Have the ability to identify and communicate problems, constructively challenge and negotiate solutions in relation to purchase to pay performance
Track record in using E-finance solutions.
High attention to detail with a methodical and focussed approach
Up to date working knowledge and general level of competence in the use of Microsoft packages including Outlook, Explorer, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Lewis at Service Care Solutions on (phone number removed) or send an E-Mail to