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Assistant Buyer

United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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Ability to process PO's; deal with invoice queries and manage open POs; support the Purchasing Team's data requirements.

* Undertake all purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing responsibility).

* Works collaboratively within the Purchasing Team to understand and support business strategy.

* Administration support including but not restricted to; Invoice queries, Purchase Order processing and Expediting.

* Support end users on day to day SAP queries.

* Manage the implementation process for onboarding new suppliers.

* Propose improvements of tools and processes within the Group.

* Provide efficient and effective customer service.

* Adhere to all Group Policies and Procedures.

* Undertake any training and development activities outlined and agreed as part of your annual appraisal / objectives setting.

* Take care of your own safety and the safety of others at all times by complying with the Health & Safety Policy at all times.

* Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.

* Perform job responsibilities to the level identified in Internal Control procedures, policies and standards. Maintain an understanding of internal control standards and requirements.

* This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities and you are expected to undertake any other duties as reasonably required within your competency.

Candidates skills and requirements -


* Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing Department.

* Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills. Previous experience of working with SAP.


* Previous experience of working within an Indirect Purchasing role.

* Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment.

Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information.



* Business Administration qualification, or similar.


* CIPS qualification.

Previous Customer Service training or qualification
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