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Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/05/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (01/06/18)
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Procurement Specialist for a 12 month contract within the UK

Location: Leatherhead
Hourly Rate: TBC
None Oil & Gas - candidates must have worked within the government services or have public service sector experience

To provide support to procurement activities on projects as part of the GS EMEA Procurement Department.

Experience & Skills:
* Confident and effective communication skills
* Articulate with a good attention to detail
* Enthusiasm & Flexibility
* Ability to display initiative and work well in a fast paced environment
* Be well organised and maintain a tidy environment, adaptable and dedicated to the tasks in hand
* Be honest, conscientious, well presented, highly motivated, with first class interpersonal skills
* Good team player, also able to work independently
* Negotiation and relationship management with an active Supply Chain
* Maintaining best procurement practices
* Process driven

General ad-hoc duties include:
* To carry out procurement activities, in-line with Company processes, through enquiry to award stages for both products and services.
* Use of Microsoft Outlook for email and diary management to support Procurement and Project Teams.
* Working with other departments to compile and prepare departmental documentation for publication.
* Maintenance of their filing systems and databases.
* Co-ordination and preparation of papers for meetings. The individual must also be confident to chair meetings as and when required.
* Assist with office administration requirements within the Procurement community as and when required.
* Ensure Full adherence to the Compliance and Business Conduct Policies.
* Ensure Full compliance with the Health, Safety, Environment and Employment Policies.
* Responsible for maintaining and closing out Purchase Order files (both products and services).
* Contribute to on-going development and improvement of Procurement processes and systems

Core competencies:
* Flexibility - Be adaptable in responding to change and uncertainty to deliver what is needed and added value. Level = Good
* Managing priorities and getting tasks completed on time. Level = Good
* Communication skills - Be articulate and engaging. Demonstrate ability across different styles for example, passionate, empathetic, assertive, reflective etc. Level = Proficient
Transferrable Competencies for this role:
* Influencing - establishes communication channels, actively listens, clarifies, gives/seeks feedback, clear and concise, persuasive/negotiates with others.
* Organisational skills - plans in advance, sets clear objectives, manages time/delegates, reviews progress against plan.
* Interpersonal skills - builds positive relationships, demonstrates emotionally stability, confident in own ability, approachable to all staff, shows respect and tolerance.
* Maintain a proactive, efficient, professional and ethical approach to each task set.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential:
* GCSE (or equivalent) Maths & English
* Confident in use of all Microsoft tools and how to manipulate information and data in Excel.
* Experience of working within a procurement team with commitment authority to negotiate and award Orders for both products and services
Must have either government services experience or public sector experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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