Procurement Officer


Procurement Officer


1 Year FTC


Our client has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Procurement Officer to join their dynamic procurement department. If you are a self-starter who can hit the ground running and are looking to advance your career in procurement in a thriving and supportive workplace, apply today. The Procurement Officer will be confident and friendly and have worked in a similar environment.

Key responsibilities of the Procurement Officer

  • Selection and negotiating of new and existing supplier contracts, running RFQ’s and sourcing initiatives around the group.
  • Ensure the timely renewal of all contract and services
  • Maintaining market intelligence through contact with various companies and independent sources of information to give the widest choice of options possible.
  • Liaising with approved suppliers and running service reviews and audit of key suppliers
  • Provide and assist with key procurement spend reports
  • Raising purchase order with preferred suppliers
  • Provide assistance to other department in relation to procurement matters

Key Experience for the Procurement Officer

  • Experience in a similar purchasing (business) environment
  • Knowledge of commercial contracts
  • Experience of purchasing procedures and systems
  • CIPS qualification Level 3 minimum or commitment to study towards
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Keen to learn and develop further a career in purchasing
  • Professional approach and flexible attitude
  • Willingness to provide assistance to other members of staff
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Able to work on own initiative and undertake unsupervised work

Experience of working within non for-profit sector would be an advantage, and previous procurement experience is essential. Naturally, you have the ability to work autonomously, have a good working knowledge of excel and procurement processes and be an excellent communicator with a high level of attention to detail.

Our Client is a Disability Confident Employer. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. Please advise us if you consider yourself to have a disability.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please apply as directed!

Job Information

Job Reference: 17775_1610863415
Salary: + Benefits
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Purchasing and Procurement
Job Locations: Kent
Job Types: Contract
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