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Procurement Specialist / Subcontract, Leatherhead Surrey

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom

Date Posted: 29-01-2018

Procurement Specialist / Subcontract, Leatherhead Surrey
Please advise availability
Duration long term contract

Rate: Circa £25 per hour Limited Company
2.  Qualifications, Experience and Skills
To provide support to procurement activities on projects as part of the GS EMEA Procurement Department.
Essential:
  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths & English
  • Confident in use of all Microsoft tools and how to manipulate information and data in Excel.
  • Experience of working within a procurement team with commitment authority to negotiate and award Orders for both products and services
  • CIPS qualified
Experience & Skills:
  • Confident and effective communication skills
  • Articulate with a good attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm & Flexibility
  • Ability to display initiative and work well in a fast paced environment
  • Be well organised and maintain a tidy environment, adaptable and dedicated to the tasks in hand
  • Be honest, conscientious, well presented, highly motivated, with first class interpersonal skills
  • Good team player, also able to work independently
  • Negotiation and relationship management with an active Supply Chain
  • Maintaining best procurement practices
  • Process driven
 
3.  Core Responsibilities and Duties
General ad-hoc duties include:
  • To carry out procurement activities, in-line with Company processes, through enquiry to award stages for both products and services.
  • Use of Microsoft Outlook for email and diary management to support Procurement and Project Teams.
  • Working with other departments to compile and prepare departmental documentation for publication.
  • Maintenance of their filing systems and databases.
  • Co-ordination and preparation of papers for meetings. The individual must also be confident to chair meetings as and when required.
  • Assist with office administration requirements within the Procurement community as and when required.
  • Ensure Full adherence to the Compliance and Business Conduct Policies.
  • Ensure Full compliance with the Health, Safety, Environment and Employment Policies.
  • Responsible for maintaining and closing out Purchase Order files (both products and services).
  • Contribute to on-going development and improvement of Procurement processes and systems
 
4.  Competencies
Core competencies:
  • Flexibility - Be adaptable in responding to change and uncertainty to deliver what is needed and added value. Level = Good
  • Managing priorities and getting tasks completed on time.  Level = Good
  • Communication skills - Be articulate and engaging.  Demonstrate ability across different styles for example, passionate, empathetic, assertive, reflective etc.  Level = Proficient
 
Transferrable Competencies for this role:
  • Influencing – establishes communication channels, actively listens, clarifies, gives/seeks feedback, clear and concise, persuasive/negotiates with others.
  • Organisational skills – plans in advance, sets clear objectives, manages time/delegates, reviews progress against plan.
  • Interpersonal skills – builds positive relationships, demonstrates emotionally stability, confident in own ability, approachable to all staff, shows respect and tolerance.
  • Maintain a proactive, efficient, professional and ethical approach to each task set.

 
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