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Procurement Administrator

Job Title: Procurement Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: £10.46 per hour
Start Date: 2019-05-20 00:00:00
Reference: 041226024
Contact Name: Claire Beedon
Contact Email: claire.beedon@pertemps.co.uk
Job Published: June 05, 2019 11:04

Job Description

We are recruiting for a procurement assistant to work within a higher education organisation.

The post-holder will be expected to process all financial transactions with due regard to the University's financial rules and regulations. This will include providing advice, guidance and resolutions to all service users, assessing, processing, monitoring and reviewing financial transactions whilst maintaining a strong audit trail and developing systems which meet the needs of the University

Main Duties
Support the Head of Categories and Category managers in tendering requirements, dealing with queries and order placing.

Support administration for any procurement related projects or system related improvements, such as setting agendas, taking minutes and following up any actions. 

Process phone calls, emails and other general communications as and when required and taking promt corrective action.

Provide advice and support in all aspects of the category and updating information and potentially support other categories also. 

Support also projects for the Procurement Hub Team in University wide discussions in relation to financial administration processes. 

In the absence of team members provide advice and support in aspects of procurement. 

To support work on behalf of the Head of Categories or Category Managers as and when required. 

knowledge, skills and experience required
knowledge of :
Use of IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook including financial systems (Proactis accounting system, Oracle Fusion or equivalent) and the ability yo create, maintain and manipulate spreadsheets and understand and interpret the information contained in them.
Demonstrable experience of Finance Administration ideally within a Higher Education environment or able to demonstrate equivalent relevant experience

Skills: 
A sound demonstrable understanding of accounting concepts and accounting principles ability to work independently and accurately whilst adhering to deadlines and operate as an effective team member in a busy environment
able to demonstrate ability to work on several tasks simultaneously and creatively solving problems using own initiative seeking advice where required
Ability to maintain strong audit trail

Experience: 
At least 2 years experience of working in an office environment with a track record of working as a team member and the ability to relate to, and work with, a range of people at all levels within the University and outside organisation
Experience of working within a customer focused office environment

If this role is of interest please applyWe are recruiting for a procurement assistant to work within a higher education organisation.

The post-holder will be expected to process all financial transactions with due regard to the University's financial rules and regulations. This will include providing advice, guidance and resolutions to all service users, assessing, processing, monitoring and reviewing financial transactions whilst maintaining a strong audit trail and developing systems which meet the needs of the University

Main Duties
Support the Head of Categories and Category managers in tendering requirements, dealing with queries and order placing.

Support administration for any procurement related projects or system related improvements, such as setting agendas, taking minutes and following up any actions. 

Process phone calls, emails and other general communications as and when required and taking promt corrective action.

Provide advice and support in all aspects of the category and updating information and potentially support other categories also. 

Support also projects for the Procurement Hub Team in University wide discussions in relation to financial administration processes. 

In the absence of team members provide advice and support in aspects of procurement. 

To support work on behalf of the Head of Categories or Category Managers as and when required. 

knowledge, skills and experience required
knowledge of :
Use of IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook including financial systems (Proactis accounting system, Oracle Fusion or equivalent) and the ability yo create, maintain and manipulate spreadsheets and understand and interpret the information contained in them.
Demonstrable experience of Finance Administration ideally within a Higher Education environment or able to demonstrate equivalent relevant experience

Skills: 
A sound demonstrable understanding of accounting concepts and accounting principles ability to work independently and accurately whilst adhering to deadlines and operate as an effective team member in a busy environment
able to demonstrate ability to work on several tasks simultaneously and creatively solving problems using own initiative seeking advice where required
Ability to maintain strong audit trail

Experience: 
At least 2 years experience of working in an office environment with a track record of working as a team member and the ability to relate to, and work with, a range of people at all levels within the University and outside organisation
Experience of working within a customer focused office environment

If this role is of interest please apply