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Procurement Administrator

Location: Gloucestershire
Posted: 23/06/2023

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 p/a
Job Type: Permanent

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Our client is a privately owned company that is growing as a result of success. Based in Yate, the company has a friendly team and great working environment. They offer employees a strong salary which is reviewed and raised on completion of probationary period. Benefits include free parking and an annual bonus scheme.

This role will support the Account Management team by ensuring all procurement administration is kept up to date and that all customers are happy with their current agreements. Applicants must be happy working with Excel and detailed numerate information.

Duties include:-

  • Issuing tender request to suppliers
  • Obtaining and analysing quotations, liaising with suppliers to compromise and reach agreements
  • Resolve supplier quotation discrepancies
  • Preparing reports for Account Managers
  • Negotiation and recommendation of contracts for our clients
  • Updating supplier commission trackers
  • Checking and issuing contracts
  • Building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships
  • Attending supplier meetings to discuss products and service

Essential Skills

  • A solid level of numeracy and the drive to work in a numerical administrative role
  • Superb attention to detail
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Excel including multiple sheets and linked workbooks
  • Accuracy in extracting data from supplied material, and re-inputting it into a system
  • Being able to use ‘sense’ checks on data entered
  • An organised approach since the work requires dealing with multiple clients and multiple accounts
  • The ability to quickly learn and adopt new procedures
  • Ability to prioritise work and to manage time effectively
  • Excellent communication skills and English (with relevant GCSE or similar level qualification)
  • Excellent written skills - able to construct succinct, professionally styled and well-argued
  • emails that are easily understood by the recipient
  • A good telephone manner; the ability to quickly identify the caller’s needs and how to deal with the query.
  • A willingness and ability to push people via the telephone to meet deadlines.

Hours of Work

The standard working week for the business is 37.5 hours over Monday to Friday with flexible start and finish times for staff either side of the core hours of 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.