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Procurement Administrator

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Job Title: Procurement Administrator

Location: Longstanton

Salary: up to £24,000

Job Type: 6 Month FTC


Our client is a leading provider of expertise to their clients to maintain and continue the development of the infrastructure of both highways and telecommunications sectors throughout the UK.


They are currently looking for a Procurement Administrator to join their team on a 6 month fixed term contract, to help process procurement transactions accurately and on a timely basis.


Role Requirements

The Procurement Administrator role will include (but not limited to):

  • Process Purchase orders accurately, on a timely basis, and in accordance with company policy
  • Match Goods Received notes to purchase orders accurately and on a timely basis
  • Ensure order specification is correctly understood before raising orders
  • Review Purchase order requests to ensure consistent with previous similar orders, and in accordance with company policy
  • Liaise with yard staff to ensure a free flow of information about expected goods receipts
  • Assist Procurement Supervisor in the production of Procurement statistics as well as assisting to identify gaps and delays in the delivery of products/services
  • Manage shared inbox and resolve queries
  • Contact suppliers to ensure smooth communication and flow of material is maintained
  • Resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues



Candidate Requirements


The following are desirable but not essential:

  • Knowledge of fibre optic network materials used by major providers – e.g.Vodafone, Virgin Media, Gigaclear
  • Knowledge of civils materials commonly used in the installation of fibre opticnetworks
  • Experience of using Purchase Order and Goods receipting software


Core Behavioural Competencies

  • Team Player
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Flexible worker, to deal with peaks and troughs in work
  • Well organised
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Confident and assertive communicator when necessary
  • Inquisitive
  • Negotiation skills


Professional Qualifications/Training

  • GCSE passes in Maths and English