Careers at Clinisupplies

Procurement Assistant

Harrow

Locations/Territories: Harrow

Area: Purchasing

Reports to: Buyer

JOB PURPOSE

NOTE: In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

Assist in all procurement duties for the Company

Assist to facilitate all contracts/tender submissions

Maintain all records of contract awards and action any related queries regarding to the contracts.

CliniSupplies Vision

To establish a global footprint in healthcare by 2020, enabling our innovations to benefit people today and in the future.

Clinisupplies Company values

PASSION - to strive to better understand people’s needs

RESPECT - to always act with honesty and integrity

AMBITION - to innovate & make a real difference in healthcare

The job role is a full-time position

The successful candidate will be joining a fast-growing sales and marketing organisation that focuses its resources towards achieving significant sales growth whilst at the same times delivering high levels of service to its customers.

Reporting directly to the Buyer you will need to demonstrate:

An ability to work under your own initiative, be well organised and have effective communication skills

Brief description of the job responsibilities

MAIN DUTIES

  • Assist in all sourcing exercises to develop and maintain a competitive supply base in line with multi supplier sourcing strategy.
  • Assist in negotiating with suppliers to optimise cost, quality and delivery
  • Assist in liaising with service providers for procurement and delivery services.
  • Assist in managing supply chain cost within UK
  • Assist in purchasing requirements for office and warehouse use; including Stationery; Warehouse equipment, Printing etc; including purchasing for all associated companies.
  • Assist with utility contracts and Management of Utilities costs
  • Assist with the management of supplier contracts/NDA/T&C
  • Co-ordinate receipt of products from our suppliers. Assist the Contracts Manager and Head of Operations in the preparation for all Tender submissions
  • Assist in preparation of costing in preparation of Tender submissions
  • Assist in the management of contract awards for the duration of the framework agreement.
  • Check that all incoming goods are correct with respect to quantity against PO
  • Assist in the management of B2B customers and their requirements.

Essential:

  • Has minimum of 1 year experience of working in a procurement Job role
  • Has GCSE grade C or higher (or equivalent) in English and Maths

Skills:

  • The ability to develop and implement plans to deliver set objectives
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to assess qualitative and quantitative information to support and contribute to decision making
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage projects efficiently
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Well organised
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent people skills
  • Driven
  • Attention to Detail
  • Commercially Astute
  • Results Orientated
  • Analytical
  • An understanding of Strategic Sourcing Methodology

Knowledge:

  • Experience of working on an accounting/Stock Control package, an advantage
  • Some Experience in contract management and contract negotiation
  • Experience in purchasing finished products as well as raw materials and packaging a definite advantage.
  • Experience with imports and dealing with freight forwarding procedures

Desirable

  • Understanding of the NHS supply chain or healthcare industry
  • Experience in the working in a medical field

Full training will be given to the right candidate.

CliniSupplies is dedicated to the continuous development of our employees and offer excellent career prospects for the strong candidate. We offer an attractive benefits package including 20 days holiday (increasing with service) plus bank holidays, pension, profit related pay.

CliniSupplies Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your CV to hr@clinisupplies.co.uk

Please note that in addition to the interviews there will be assessments as part of our recruitment and selection process