Procurement Officer

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Tees Valley Office
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be arranged locally.
from £31,000 plus company car /allowance and bonus
Summary of vacancy

SUEZ R&R UK is seeking to recruit a Procurement Officer to join our Procurement Team.

About the role

Reporting to the Category Manager, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for managing the procurement of a wide range of goods and services, as well as procurement projects negotiating prices with local, national and international suppliers, implementing and communicating agreements to operational management and monitoring supplier performance.

The successful candidate will work closely with internal stakeholders and other members of the Procurement team and ensure both customer and business expectations and objectives are met. 

What will I be doing?

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Category Manager and UK Head of Procurement to implement Procurement strategies.
  • Developing effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Supporting site requirements both emergent and planned.
  • Execution of competitive tenders from the conceptual to award phase, adopting a cradle to grave philosophy, working with the Legal team support ensuring business contract compliance.
  • Evaluation and appraisal of supplier performance.
  • Management of delegated procurement categories.
  • Negotiating most advantageous terms, quality and pricing on behalf of SUEZ R&R UK and delivery of best value procurement solutions.
  • Achieving and reporting cost savings in accordance with SUEZ R&R UK protocols.
  • Compliance with SUEZ R&R UK policies and procedures.
What are the requirements?

Applicants must be able to demonstrate procurement experience and ability to manage their own categories. Working as part of a small team the successful candidate must have the ability to work independently using their own initiative and be able to communicate at all levels within the business, determined and focus to achieve goals. The ideal candidates would be MCIPS qualified or working towards.

The position will require a degree of flexibility in terms of travel, and in meeting business deadlines.

Candidates will also require a full UK driving licence and good IT skills.

Our approach

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK.

We are proud of our fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development as we continue to build and grow our forward thinking company and you could play a key part in our success.

A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.
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Job Description
Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.