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Procurement assistant

RecruiterHays Purchasing & Supply - City
Industry SectorHealthcare & Education, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£112 to £144 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 November 2017

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Procurement Assistant, Central London, £16.25 an hour for 4 months with potential to go perm after 4 months.

Your new company
This role is central to change in this organisation, modelling the shared commitment and purpose that will come to define our organisational culture, we are already paving the way forward with a number of initiatives core to improving patient care and are regarded worldwide via the TV programme 24 hours.

Your new role
This is a chance for you to cement your own reputation, as the Procurement team is starting to flourish, enjoying greater visibility and influence within the organisation. This will be vital in embedding more consistency and accountability in procurement and commissioning activity across the hospital. You’ll work closely with colleagues across the hospital and wider to review current practice, identify areas to develop and achieve better value for money which we can be re-invested into patient care.

You will:

  • Take responsibility for the purchase of goods by delivering a portfolio of medium to high value contracts and develop new and innovative methods of evaluating tender returns to maximise cash releasing benefits.
  • To support the delivery of an efficient and effective purchasing and contracting service to meet customer requirements ensuring the best value for all organisations served and to promote this service to all users.

  • 3. To assist appropriate procurement management in undertaking procurement activities on medium to high value contracts.

    What you'll need to succeed
    You will need to be a:
    • strong communicator
    • with excellent analytical skills,
    • a methodical approach,
    • who strives for ownership,
    • who want to engage with and influence a large array of stakeholders,
    • and make a difference to patient care.
    • You will need a degree

    What you'll get in return
    In a procurement assistant role over the course of a 24-month period you will get the opportunity to work in number of position within the procurement team, including:
    • Supply Chain/Material Management
    • Strategic Purchasing
    • Operational buying
    • Data Analytics
    • Category Management

    You will learn about the fundamentals of procurement and how the wider business works, gain experience of running projects and interacting with different functions in the business to drive success and also have the responsibility of managing a portfolio of your own. During your time, you will receive core training and will also have the opportunity to start a fully-funded Diploma in Procurement & Supply qualification.

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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