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Buying Administrator

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Up to £25000.00 per annum
Annabel Lewis

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Annabel Lewis

Our client based in North West Leeds is a global organisation specialising in Consultancy services. They are now looking to recruit a Buying Administrator to cover a 12 month maternity contract.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a background in a strong administration role and ideally with Purchasing experience, however this is not essential.

Overall requirement:

You will be the first line of contact for all matters relating to the Facilities and Procurement function. Responding effectively and efficiently to all queries, and creating relevant work orders.

Essential Skills:

You will have a strong background in administration and coordination.

  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Excellent organisational, written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong IT skills - proficient in the use of MS Office

Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Processing and managing all procurement related requests including raising purchase orders, receipting and invoice checking in relation to IT and Facilities requests including:  IT hardware, software licenses and services, mobile phones and accessories, stationery, corporate merchandise, printing and office equipment, staff properties, staff cars, hire cars and PPE 
  • Managing the internal help desk system and processing service requests 
  • Maintaining the internal asset database to ensure accuracy of equipment 
  • Processing all new starter requests and providing equipment as requested 
  • Processing all leaver requests and recovering issued equipment 
  • Supporting the Technical Procurement Manager with all new / renewal requests for offices and maintaining the property database noting all changes 
  • Updating internal policies and procedures on the internal Knowledge Base, ensuring all polices on the intranet are relevant and are being adhered to by all staff 
  • Producing relevant reports for the quarterly Facilities Committee meeting 
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure costs and services are in line with contractual agreements

Core Behavioural Skills: 

Confident individual with good interpersonal skills, able to deal with people at all levels and communicate to users in a clear, non-technical language 

Team-player 

Must be comfortable with working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment 

Strong customer-focus, used to providing support to demanding users 

Excellent organisational skills, used to managing and prioritising own workload 

Ability to report on progress and timescales on outstanding and completed activities

For more details on this opportunity please contact Headway Recruitment or ideally apply now.

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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