Procurement Advisor

Competitive Salary
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Advisor

Competitive Salary

To be our Procurement Advisor, you will need:
• An A level education at minimum
• At least 3 years experience within procurement / contract management
• Experience of purchasing commodities, services and capital projects
• To be a proficient user of MS Office, particularly Excel
• CIPS qualification - desirable

Our Procurement Advisor role:
As our Procurement Advisor you will be assisting the Procurement Manager in the development and implementation of procurement policies and procedures and providing support and advice throughout the business. You will be responsible for managing the procurement of a variety of commodities, services and projects to include management of the supplier base and appropriate contracts, terms and conditions. Your key duties will include:
• Managing compliance / non-compliance of group-wide policies and procedures
• Integrating, reviewing and maintenance of group supplier base
• Working closely with the SHEQ team to ensure suppliers comply with group health & safety and environmental issues
• Managing supplier relationships in order to achieve maximum efficiency
• Addressing and resolving procurement problems
• Assisting in the development of specifications and identification of suitable suppliers of goods and services
• Reviewing quotations and negotiate prices with key suppliers
• Assisting in the identification of suitable suppliers, PQQ, preparation of specification, contracts and evaluation criteria for all tenders in accordance with group policies
• Providing advice on suitable contracts for the procurement of key projects, and assisting in technical review of projects ensuring feasibility and cost effectiveness
• Identifying and pursuing opportunities to implement group-wide contracts
• Monitoring and analysing all purchasing activity
• Assist in the development of business systems and processes to deliver effective procurement, including identifying, pursuing & delivering cost savings

Who are we looking for to be our Procurement Advisor?
We need someone who is motivated, driven and enthusiastic, able to work collaboratively within a team and independently whilst confidently managing and appropriately prioritising their workload. You will need excellent negotiation and communication skills alongside strong analytical skills and the ability to manage third parties and provide support to all levels of the business.

About FCC Environment:
FCC Environment is a leading UK waste and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future. We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,500 employees and we recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.

FCC Environment’s core business centers on collection, resource recovery and renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers, our business is grouped into five core services; municipal services, business waste solutions, recycling, green energy and waste processing.

If you wish to be considered for our Procurement Advisor role, please click apply and submit your CV. You will receive an email shortly which you will need to read through.

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