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Procurement Analyst

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Company: Procurement People
Contract: PERM
Location: Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Category Coordinator


Competitive+ benefits

6/12 Month Fixed Term contract

Procurement People are currently looking for a Category Procurement Coordinator for one of our clients, a well-respected and recognised retailer to provide Procurement and administrative support through day to day tasks within various categories ,to assist in delivering various improvements across the business, and overall playing a big part in meeting the quality and savings objectives of the company.

Responsibilities will include:

• Influence and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and team, as well as external customers and suppliers.

• Maintain accurate records of supplier, and all data of goods and services that are procured .

• Purchasing of services & goods across categories.

• Provide relevant cost data on price movements.

• Supplier liaison / management. (Includes, update annual supplier financial status report)

• Detailed analysis of quotation cost breakdown and knowledge of categories in piece cost.

• Developing new sourcing initiatives to create a futureproof business

• Acting as first point of contact for account support functions

• Generate and maintain departmental / category specific reports including Category spend.

• Prepare and place purchase orders ensuring best cost, quality and delivery obtained.

• Purchase Order and invoices reconciliation.

• Undertake analysis and prepare reports relating to purchasing activity.

• Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure supply lead times are adhered to, in line with Production Schedule and that any issues are communicated promptly.

• Maintain and manage suppliers performance.

• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Category Manager or Procurement Manager.

Candidate profile:

• Minimum of 2 years' experience in a Purchasing / Buyer with exposure to category management

• Ability to provide clear and regular cost reporting to management (Be able to analyse cost data and breakdown at detailed level)

• Good sound IT skills including word excel and power point

• High level of Numeracy - Accurate, Meticulous and methodical in preparation of numerical data.

• Can gather source data, verify and validate before use in a structured approach to achieve the desired objective

• Able to work in a fast paced environment

• Organised and great attention to detail

• Team player

• Strong IT skills; Excel knowledge

• Great communication and negotiation skills

• CIPS qualification or working towards






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    Leicestershire, United Kingdom  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

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