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Assistant procurement Manager - LONDON

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorOther
Salary£30,000 to £39,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 July 2017

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Our London client has ambitious plans to grow the business whilst delivering step-change performance improvement internally.

Assistant procurement Manager – LONDON

You’ll take responsibility for the management of the contracts management database using our proprietary eProcurement platform ensuring a dynamic and accurate contracts register is maintained for the entire business.

You’ll take responsibility for the management and performance of our eProcurement platform, and be the single point of expertise with both the vendor and internal users.


The jobholder will be responsible for managing contract renewals in a timely manner, updating and maintaining purchase order log’s and appropriate asset registers. The jobholder will also be responsible for;

  • Responsible for accurate and timely analytical data in support of the business objectives
  • Support the development of category strategies and category plans to ensure the procurement strategy is delivered to enable supplier rationalisation and cost reduction
  • Responsible for the day to day management of our eProcurement application
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely availability of compliance and management reporting identifying areas for improvement and opportunity
  • Responsible for procurement including tenders and supplier management for specifically assigned categories as agreed with the Head of Procurement.
  • You’ll provide support to the Procurement Managers to provide specific category analysis, spend analysis, supply market and supplier analysis in support of the development of category strategies.

About you:

You will have a track-record of developing and implementing procurement analytics and management information across a range of both direct and in-direct categories. You’re able to demonstrate influencing skills, stakeholder management and supply chain improvement across a number of functional areas such as Property Development and Maintenance, ICT and Utilities.

Critically you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Able to communicate with clients and customers in a supportive and helpful manner, both written and spoken.
  • Good knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Experience in a procurement environment with highly developed technical skills
  • The character and resilience to work in a pressure environment and deliver against challenging targets
  • A team player and resourceful provider of expert knowledge to colleagues and stakeholders
  • Experienced user of procurement processes and procedures including supplier management
  • Responsibility for procurement across various categories of spend and the management and control of eProcurement solution as used across the business by all stakeholders
  • Currently holds or working towards MCIPS or equivalent, recognising the potential of a career in a procurement environment at a more senior level with the ambition to succeed


  • Experience of operating and exploiting eProcurement systems to maximise advantage.

Please apply now to find out more.

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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