Procurement Officer (Training provided)
Location - Leeds, LS15
Salary - Up to £25000 (Depending up on experience)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a friendly, enthusiastic and ambitious individual looking to join a welcoming team and a business with a real community feel. Ideally you will have a general understanding of Procurement / Tendering processes, however the key for us is determination, focus and the ability to quickly learn new tasks as you support one of our Procurement Managers.
This really is a great opportunity for someone looking to build a career, not only are we happy to coach, mentor and support you through your development, we're even looking to provide you with the chance to get qualified too (CIPS - Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply)
The exciting world of a Procurement Officer is one that will see you working in a fast paced environment, supporting the Procurement Manager as we look to strategically manage our procuring of goods and services. This will include raising purchase orders, generating RFQ's (request for quotations), evaluating supplier submissions, administering procurement events (Tenders / Contract renewals / Supplier performance reviews), ensuring accurate record keeping, data entry, contract negotiations, evaluating price vs quality and identifying the best option for the business.
Key skills and competencies:
This could be an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate looking for a step in to a career within procurement.
What we offer
Please note that any NGN colleague may apply for this vacancy. However, internal applicants whose roles may be 'at risk' due to an ongoing restructure will be guaranteed an interview for this vacancy. It is important to note that from December 2018, we have changed our internal recruitment process. Changes are as follows:
-You must inform your current line manager of your application, prior to applying
-You may only apply to this vacancy, should you have been in your current role for a minimum of 12 months
-It is essential that internal applicants attach a covering letter that outlines their interest in the vacancy, as a minimum requirement. It is highly preferable that internal applicants also attach a CV to their application
We look forward to receiving your application! Should you have any queries before you apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org marked FAO the Recruitment and Resourcing Manager.
Northern Gas Networks reserves the right to close a vacancy early dependent upon applicant numbers.
Best of Luck!