Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12291
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: a2dominion
  • Location: Ealing, West London / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £24,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Generous Benefits (see below)
  • Sector: Purchasing & Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Ealing, West London Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant with experience of purchasing good and services using P2P systems, excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills is required to join our team at A2Dominion.

 

SALARY: £24,000 – £27,000 per annum + Generous Benefits (see below)

LOCATION: Hybrid role working part from the office in either Ealing or Staines, and part from home

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant with experience of purchasing good and services using P2P systems, excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills.

Working as the Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant you will join the Procurement team, reporting into the Strategic Procurement Department, but representing various parts of the organisation.

As the Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant your role will be varied, including raising and processing purchase orders, liaising with suppliers, monitoring invoice payments and providing quotations.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as Buyer / Purchasing and Procurement Assistant will include:

  • Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with agreed cost, quality, and delivery criteria
  • Manage the onboarding process for new suppliers ensuring that the process is compliant with internal procedures and due diligence has been appropriately completed
  • Ensure that suppliers’ compliance certificates and documents (e.g. insurance certification) is up to date within the P2P system
  • Complete requisitions, via the P2P system, from the business areas so that they are translated into purchase orders that are compliant with internal procurement policy and procedures
  • Raise and process purchase orders for the contracted supply of goods and services, via the P2P system, ensuring that the orders are costed to the appropriate budgets, and approved in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the business areas to ensure that purchase orders are appropriately updated for the timely payment of related invoices
  • Monitor invoice payments so that suppliers are paid in line with agreed terms, and to ensure that key accounts are kept in balance
  • Carry out request quotations (RfQ) on behalf of their respective business functions, in-line with internal procurement policy and procedures
  • Be an integral part of the relationship with suppliers, acting as a first point of contact for order and payment queries and being an interface between the supplier and business areas to establish good working relationships

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in working in a role that requires the purchasing of goods and services using P2P systems (e.g. Dynamics365, SAP) and related business processes
  • Experienced and capable in using spreadsheets and have good numeracy skills
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Maths and English (Grades A*- C)
  • Have experience in purchasing goods and services and/or an understanding of the Procurement cycle
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet variable deadlines, with high attention to detail and a methodical approach to their work
  • Excellent communication skills to enable the development relationships both internally and externally

 

BENEFITS

  • 25 days’ holiday (Plus Bank Holidays) increasing up to 28 days with 3 years of service
  • Up to 8% contributory pension
  • Flexible working
  • Investment in your learning and development
  • Generous annual allowance of up to £300 to use towards health and lifestyle benefits for both you and your family
  • Cycle to Work Scheme whereby employees have access to cycling equipment throughout the year and can pay via monthly salary deductions

 

The organisation recognises that some people will only apply for a role if they meet 100% of role requirements.  If this sounds like you, they’d still encourage you to apply should you not feel you meet the criteria 100%. 

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

APPLY TODAY…

By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12291

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of a2dominion Group Ltd

Full-Time, Permanent Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Find a new job and work in Ealing, West London. Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services provided by AWD online.

AWD-IN-SPJ