Procurement Officer

Job Reference: BBBH73639

Posted by: Hafsa Akram

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Industry: IT
Leeds, UK

Description of role:

Procurement Officer

Certain Advantage are recruiting on behalf of an ecommerce business for a Procurement Officer in Leeds. This is a permanent position requiring you to be onsite 3 days per week.

The role:

As a Procurement Officer, you will support the procurement strategy and processes. This role involves more than just reducing costs and maintaining quality, it’s about making a significant impact on our team and the broader business.

  • You will identify opportunities for improvement and build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Manage and maintain the purchase order policies and procedures, to make sure they’re up to date and that they are being followed by the wider business.
  • Source the best suppliers for us and negotiate with them to obtain the best possible pricing and terms.
  • Manage relationships with our suppliers to make sure we have high levels of service.
  • Work with our external legal advisors to review supplier contracts, especially around capital projects and consultancy agreements.
  • Own and manage the purchase order system.
  • Ensure we are compliant with any regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Use procurement data to find cost-saving opportunities and efficiency’s.
  • Prepare regular reports on procurement activities, performance, and savings achieved.

We’re looking for people who can show:

  • Ideally experience in the eCommerce industry.
  • Ideally, you’ll hold some form of professional certification in procurement or supply chain management.
  • Experience in developing and implementing procurement strategies.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to secure favourable terms.
  • Knowledge of procurement software and tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain management.

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