We currently have an exciting new role available for a Procurement & Supply Administrator to join a dynamic team. You could be working for Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement retailers, where you will be responsible for purchasing and cost control across a number of categories in a diverse supply chain. Project management of multiple programmes, suppliers, internal and external customers to ensure goods and services are available at the lowest prices, to the agreed quality.
Build and maintain strong market and commercial knowledge in purchasing categories, ensuring awareness of routes to supply and suppliers, market changes & supplier capability
Manage various categories of suppliers ensuring they have the right product, services, processes, procedures and capabilities to support purchasing needs
Assist and/or develop briefs to communicate national projects to internal and external stakeholders. Developing timelines and key milestone actions required to manage projects
Develop robust and detailed project costing for purchasing of goods and services
To ensure all purchase orders for given projects and programmes are placed and confirmed, including a full review and completion of a purchase order checklist
At delivery, ensure appropriate stakeholders are communicated to, coordinate project roll out, including risks and issue management and resolution/escalation as appropriate
Weekly reports on projects and programmes, including detailed summary of progress, risk, issues and solutions.
The ideal candidate would be a customer focused individual with experience of the procurement process. Organisational skills along with an attention to detail and the ability to build strong relationships are crucial to succeeding in this role.
If you have strong problem solving skills and can be adaptable and flexible in approach to work then you will do really well at this role.