Description

Role Type: Full-time, Permanent
Role Close Date: 22nd July 2019
Location: Belfast

The Procurement Coordinator will support the Procurement Strategy and Operations Team in the administration and co-ordination of the full procurement lifecycle for the Firm worldwide from setting the sourcing strategy through to ongoing contract and vendor management of goods and services for the Firm; ensure the Firm's budget is spent in the most cost effective and efficient means possible through the appropriate supply chain under the most favorable terms and conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist with in the creation, negotiation and implementation of contracts for category related products or services
  • Support and assist with the procurement components of the Firm's key initiatives from project inception including market analysis, vendor due diligence, RFP process through to final selection and acquisition
  • Monitor team's central email inbox and take applicable action on each email in accordance with applicable service levels
  • Respond to customer requests as required
  • Request and validate vendor quotes as required
  • Request and validate vendor invoices as required
  • Assist with the selection of goods or services as required
  • Conduct market research on goods or services as required
  • Analysis of RFP bids as required
  • Renewal of ongoing agreements and contracts as directed
  • Follow up on purchase order issues such as delivery delays, status of receipt of goods, and price discrepancies
  • Assist with administration of the team's contract repository
  • Monitor, manage and report on achievements on KPIs in line with team priorities

Experience Required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Some experience in a Procurement role, preferably with a professional services organization
  • Some experience in the administration of the Procurement Lifecycle
  • Ability to balance competing priorities based on understanding of team/business needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Deal tactfully in interfacing with all personnel levels, maintaining a professional presence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team player, ability to engage and collaborate with team members
  • Proactive and motivated approach