Procurement Assistant (Purchasing) BLUP60183

Dover, Kent
Competitive Salary
13 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

With millions of passengers, cars, trucks, motorcycles and coaches passing through on cross-Channel ferries each year, it's no wonder our Client is known as the 'Gateway to Europe'.  Their award-winning cruise port, the second busiest in the UK, hosts some of the world’s most prestigious cruise lines. Their portfolio is diverse other successful business include a cargo terminal, award winning marina and several niche activities. 

This is truly an exciting time to be part of their growing organisation. The Dover Western Docks Revival Project, the single biggest investment undertaken by the Port, will create a purpose-built cargo and logistics facility at the Port, which currently handles up to £119 billion of UK trade each year.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Assistant to join the Contracts and Procurement team. Within the role you will provide direct support to the Store Manager in ensuring the deliver of all the purchasing needs from all departments within the organisation.

As the Procurement Assistant you will assist the Stores Manager in managing the Stores function of the organisation, ensuring they are appropriately stocked to suit on-going operational needs. Undertaking all purchasing and procurement activities, you will be responsible for the tendering and quotations of ad hoc day to day purchases, framework, suppliers and approved supplier arrangements.

They are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role. With GCSE in Maths and English at Grade C or above, you will have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience of working in a Port environment is desired, and having a full clean driving licence, and access to your own vehicle is essential.

In return, our Client can offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, a generous contributory pension scheme and a discretionary bonus scheme.

Closing Date for applications: 28th February 2018

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.