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Job Ref:  204755990
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Glamorgan
City:  Port Talbot
Post Code:  SA12
Salary:  £7.91 - £10.54/hour DOE
08/10/2016 02:56
On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Sourcing and Contract Assistant to work for one of our major clients based in Port Talbot. This position is a temporary position for approximately 12 months to cover maternity leave. This is a full time position working Monday to Friday.

To assist stakeholders with the development of specifications which outline the procurement requirements of the business. Supports and assists the Sourcing Lead and Senior Sourcing Leads to provide a comprehensive, value adding and professional procurement service to the business.


Health & Safety
• Perform duties in a way that ensures the health and wellbeing of self, colleagues, contractors and any other persons who may be affected by those activities

Relationship Management
• Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with key internal customers in order to gain an understanding of their needs to improve the service provided.
• Liaise with other relevant procurement departments and plant personnel to identify customer needs to achieve maximum value.
• Perform duties in a way that ensures the health and wellbeing of self, colleagues, contractors and any other persons who may be affected by those activities

Purchasing Activities
• Engages with business stakeholders in development of procurement requirements. Determines specifications against business need to ensure appropriate delivery of goods/service. Identifies the most appropriate ordering option (blanket orders, spot buying, call offs etc) based upon volume and logistical requirements, administration and cost.
• Engages with business stakeholders to identify volume requirements to identify and communicate with suppliers ensuring all internal systems are updated with relevant information.
• Produces and develops project plans to ensure that supply is provided in line with business requirements, managing any changes to supply base and associated costs and risks
• Monitors and assesses supplier performance against agreed service level agreements, reviews service and quality and advises improvements to be made in line with targets.

• Ensures that contracts negotiated by the Sourcing Lead / Senior Sourcing Lead are operationalised effectively and correctly reflected in SAP; also manages any changes through the course of the contract.
• Ensures compliance of contacts to maximise delivery of benefits and challenges any non-compliance

• Maintain own level of knowledge in order to provide an effective service to internal customers and to identify current trends and best practice within the industry and professional purchasing community.

The UK Procurement organisation has responsibility for maximising purchasing leverage and providing the lowest possible cost base for our client; delivering a professional procurement service to businesses and leading the company's procurement sectors; and also leading a stronger drive for supply chain effectiveness and realisation of challenging group and business-specific targets.
Business Purchasing teams are responsible for ensuring high standards of service delivery at a local BU level. In addition, the Business Purchasing teams provide local information to Sector teams and support the delivery of group/UK/regional-wide initiatives.

• Experience as a purchasing professional or within a commercial role
• Understanding the organisational structure of Procurement
• Using IT & Procurement technology
• Understanding and applying Quality Management processes
• Analytical thinking
• Attention to detail
• Information gathering
• Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and working towards a CIPS qualification
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