11 Jul, 2018

Operational Procurement Assistant - 9 month FTC

  • Anonymous
  • Barnsley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK
Contractor Engineering

Job Description

Operational Procurement Assistant - 9 month Fixed Term Contract


We currently have an opportunity for an Operational Procurement
Assistant to join our Procurement team at our head office in
Goldthorpe. This role is covering maternity leave and will be a
9-month contract. You will be responsible for providing effective and
efficient procurement that delivers best value for money to the
business and our clients.

About the Role:

This role is accountable to the Operational Procurement Team Leader
and the primary responsibility is managing the administration of
orders and deliveries in supporting the operational delivery of all

* Process orders accurately and in line with all category management
instructions and ensure compliance to the CMS procedures whilst
communicating and providing governance to the business

* Develop a clear understanding of the business needs associated
with allocated categories of expenditure

* To support the Operational Procurement Team Leader in the delivery
of the procurement service to stakeholders by assisting with
sourcing, market research, negotiation, review and implementation
of agreements or new processes

* Develop an excellent understanding of the environment within which
allocated categories of supply operate and the risks and
opportunities presented by the dynamics of those environments

* Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with company
safety rules, health and safety legislation and environmental
standards and that operating procedures reflect current

* Develop close working relationships with other key functions in
the company

* Maintain and improve on product knowledge, supplier information
and market knowledge in relation to clients and business unit work

* To actively and positively support and contribute to improvements
and developments of the Procurement and Supply Chain functions in
delivering best value for money to the business

* Maintain excellent relationships both internally and externally
with regular site and supplier visits. Travel is required in this
role so flexibility is required

* Deputise seamlessly for the Operational Procurement Team Leader as

About You

* Previous Procurement experience would be advantageous

* Knowledge of engineering/construction industry

* Customer Focused

* Planning & Organisational Skills

* Previous experience of SAP / COINS / SAGE / Pegasus

* Sound commercial acumen.

* Attention to detail and accuracy of data input is key

* Ability to work within defined parameters

* Ability to continuously review and prioritise workload

With a competitive salary and benefits package, working for Cape
offers variety and challenge, with opportunities for growth and
development and a culture that makes working for us so rewarding.

Cape is a business undergoing a big change as we shape ourselves for
the future. We're a global leader in critical industrial services.
That means things like scaffolding, insulation and painting, along
with a range of specialist services like oil and gas storage tank
maintenance, rope access, heat exchanger refurbishment and
replacement. We're also an environmentally conscious business that
partners our customers on innovate ways to be environmentally

Since 1893, we've grown quickly by acquiring businesses that support
our vision to become the multidisciplinary provider we are today. In
the UK we employ around 6,000 people in more than 150 sites, from
offshore oil platforms to nuclear and coal energy sites.

We're a people-based business, and our success is based on delivering
excellence. That means our values are important in helping shape the
people we bring into our organisation. They are:

* Integrity | Commitment to Deliver | Relentless Pursuit of
Excellence | Commitment to our People | One High Performing Team

Using these values, we strive to be excellent every day in everything
we do

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