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Procurement Assistant

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Procurement Assistant
Location: Longstanton
Salary: Up to £26k
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.
Due to continued growth and expansion, they are currently looking to recruit a Procurement Assistant to join their expanding team.
Procurement sits centrally within the business and interacts with many different departments and remote sites. The team oversees the strategic side of developing and purchasing assets and services within the company. This role requires regular liaison with external suppliers, internal departments, and stakeholders. You will also support with the process of purchase orders on our inhouse procurement system.
· Inputting of Purchase Orders accurately, on a timely basis, and in accordance with company policy
· Support the Procurement Administrator with Processing Purchase orders accurately, on a timely basis, and in accordance with company policy
· Liaise with suppliers and yard staff to ensure a free flow of information about expected goods receipts
· Assist Procurement Manager in the production of Procurement statistics
· Assisting with the integrations of new internal systems
· Managing the purchasing of PPE and issuing to staff
· Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively, manage conflicting priorities and achieve deadlines
· Good eye for detail, completing work with a high degree of accuracy
· Able to work in a fast paced, changing environment taking commercially astute decisions
· Able to receive constructive feedback, maintain respect and mutually agree any action required for you to take in response
· Wants to be part of a team, wants to succeed as a team
· Good IT skills, competent with the use of internet, E-mail, and Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook)
· Motivated and enthusiastic, able to work independently using own initiative as well as part of a dynamic team
· Good communication skills for client and senior interaction
· Team Player
· Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
· Flexible worker, in order to deal with peaks and troughs in work
· Well organised
· Problem solver
· Attention to detail
· Confident and assertive communicator when necessary
· Inquisitive
· GCSE passes in Maths and English
· Data entry experience in a purchasing department
· Experience using purchase order software