Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

Haywards Heath
Up to £28,000 depending on experience
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Are you looking for your next step in procurement? Due to company growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Analyst to join our talented Procurement team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
With a responsibility for maintaining the procurement supplier and contract database, you’ll ensure all supplier information, contracts and associated documentation are current and secure.
Alongside this you’ll be responsible for providing analysis and reporting of contract and supplier metrics, as well as monitoring adherence to procurement and supplier management activity, whilst supporting the Category Manager(s) and wider Procurement team.
Job responsibilities

  • Collect and upload documentation and data needed to set up approved suppliers
  • Onboard suppliers and control workflows
  • Perform supplier due diligence and credit solvency checks
  • Document control, ensuring accessibility, traceability and accuracy of documents
  • Ensure status of contracts is current with appropriate review notifications and timeframes
  • Manage stakeholder access and permissions
  • Identify and research potential new suppliers
  • Manage the Procurement inbox
  • Monitor and report on business adherence to procurement and supplier management policy
  • Identify database and subsequent process improvement opportunities
  • Ensure compliance with company and other relevant standards and regulations, such as Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) at all times
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Analytical skills, preferably in a procurement or contract environment
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Solid Microsoft Excel skills
  • Financial Services or insurance background
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements (including TCF)
  • Understanding of contract formation and terms, along with SLAs
  • Experience of reporting and ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills together with time management and organisation skills
  • Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strives to drive business improvements to contribute to the success of the business

  What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…

Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle, including a company pension scheme, group life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, professional subscription fees, the opportunity to buy additional holiday, health cash plan, help with travel expenses and the opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work.

Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

​So, if you’re up for the challenge and would like to join our vibrant and busy team, we want to hear from you today.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our employees think about working here.

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Generous holiday entitlement

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