Procurement Analyst

Plymouth Permanent £27,000 - £32,000 per year
  • Procurement Analyst working for the University of Plymouth
  • Ideal for someone looking for a entry level role into the Procurement field

About Our Client

With a turnover of c£247m, the University employs over 3,000 staff in 3 academic faculties, and professional service departments. With an annual spend of £80 million across the University, the Procurement department is committed to excellence, sustainability, and efficiency. The department creates value for the University by providing insight, delivering efficiencies, and ensuring good financial governance.

With an ambitious vision the Procurement department is keen for people to be part of a team who are passionate, innovative, and driven to deliver the best to support the University's strategic aims, sustainability, and continued growth.

Job Description

As a Procurement Analyst you will be responsible for the following:

  • First contact/support for internal and external stakeholders with Procurement related needs. Responsible for the acquisition of the right goods/services and to the required quality at the best possible total cost of acquisition.
  • Research, interpret and manipulate data using a variety of systems, analysing and highlighting issues for further analysis
  • Reviews and monitors processes, procedures and associated documentation, implementing or making recommendations for changes as appropriate.
  • Plans and administers complex meetings, visits, conferences, committees, and the associated budgets.
  • Contract management for medium to high value and/or more complex contracts.

The Successful Applicant

  • Open to graduates with exposure to a business environment seeking to make their first move into procurement.
  • Experience working within a procurement function at a similar level is desirable.
  • Exposure of applying procurement processes and supplier evaluation would be desirable.
  • Ability to deal with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What's on Offer

  • Salary £28,759-£32,982
  • Excellent pension (11% pension scheme)
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Hybrid working and flexible working hours.
  • Array of wider benefits for childcare and transport.
  • Opportunities for professional development and further education.

Ben Tibbert
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Phone number
07500 918197

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Ben Tibbert
Consultant phone
07500 918197
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