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Procurement Officer

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £140 - £150 per day
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 16/04/2019
  • Job reference: JH58173

A leading financial technology company requires an experience Procurement Officer to support the management of third party expenditure and ongoing supplier management. You will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services as specified by the customer, ensuring an efficient service is provided and best value achieved. This is a 6 month contract with possibility of extension or becoming permanent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with internal customers and suppliers
  • Promoting central procurement policies and procedures, ensuring compliance across the

organisation

  • Ensuring purchase orders and telecoms orders are raised and receipted in a timely manner
  • Ensuring timely renewal of all contracts
  • Ensuring the delivery of brought in goods and services at the lowest cost, to agreed targets
  • Participating in the procurement process which will include; obtaining quotes, the development

of specifications with internal customers, supplier evaluation and due diligence, supplier

appraisal and supplier negotiations

  • Preparing requisition and purchase orders through to placing an order
  • Participating in the reconciliation process for hardware, software and other goods and services
  • Processing contract renewals as instructed
  • Working closely with Accounts Payable, IT Managers and Finance Departments
  • Creating and updating New Supplier/Employees within Oracle iProcurement as and when required
  • Fulfilling any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience within procurement is essential
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills; client service oriented
  • Conscientious, self-motivated, resilient and goal oriented
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft applications software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.)
  • Knowledge of Oracle iProcurement would be an advantage but not a pre-requisite
  • Understanding of Procure to Pay Process

If you possess the relevant skills and experience and are available immediately, please submit your CV today

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