Procurement Assistant (FTC)

  • Job Reference: 1108700183-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Butler Ross
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Butler Ross has an exciting Procurement Assistant vacancy that is on offer for a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. This role is based in Manchester but offer a high degree of flexibility, only requiring to be in office 1 day week. This role plays an essential role in the procurement team and will allow them to work to a high standard and work on new and exciting tenders.

Duties of the Procurement Assistant

  • Providing essential support to the procurement team including pricing and tender analysis.
  • Working closely with the Finance team to resolve pricing and PO issues, and historic bill validation.
  • Assist various teams in resolving supplier issues when they may arise, making sure to escalated when required.
  • High level of attention to detail to maintain the Pricing and Supplier databases to the highest standard.
  • Being accountable for a number of KPIs.

Experience Required for the Procurement Assistant

  • 2+ years' experience in procurement and a real interest in progressing your career.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised with an analytical mindset.
  • The ability to prioritise workload and meet targets.
  • Achievement oriented with high commitment, resilience, and a positive attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Salary: 25,000 - 30,000

This role will be well suited to a junior buyer, buyer, purchasing assistant, procurement assistant, procurement administrator, purchasing administrator, supply chain planner, supply chain coordinator, or supply chain administrator .