Procurement Contract Support (Home based)

Location: Sheffield & Normanton

Salary: £23,000 - £29,000

Reference: 7118

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Sue Ross Recruitment are working with a specialist procurement service who work closely with the NHS supply chain.   We are looking for an efficient and capable individual to provide administrative support to the procurement specialists and category managers, enabling them to provide creative, cost effective solutions.

Key duties include:

  • Process requests for new products, price changes, product alternatives and product discontinuations
  • Updating associated logs and trackers as required to keep the system activity and audit trails up to date and assistance to ensure the catalogues are up to date.
  • You will regularly liaise with suppliers, category managers, senior category managers and supply chain staff, nationally and regionally, to deliver better value and an outstanding level of service providing a high level of accuracy.
  • You will establish and maintain effective relationships with all internal and external customers, gaining trust and commitment by understanding their needs and requirements and providing them with successful outcomes.
  • You will resolve all invoice and ordering queries by identifying the root cause of the issue and rectifying in a timely and satisfactory manner, always considering the impact on the customer and the business.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Confident and articulate with energy and an engaging manner.
  • Commercially driven and results focused, responding positively to pressure and demanding deadlines
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Has experience of dealing with invoice and purchase order queries and enjoys digging deep to get at the root cause of the issue.
  • Enjoys being busy and having a very varied workload, with an ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve demanding deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and familiar with analysing large amounts of data, spotting trends and anomalies.
  • Able to learn new systems quickly and effectively.
  • Exceptional eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Works well in a team and shares knowledge supportively.

Company benefits:

  • Workplace pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health cash benefit
  • 25 days holiday entitlement & 8 bank holidays
  • Death in service benefit
  • A friendly, supportive, and energetic working environment
  • This is a home based role however has a nominal base of Sheffield or Normanton but the home location is flexible.  Travel to the nominal base is expected from time to time.

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