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Procurement Support Officer

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Procurement Support Officer? You can help create a greener UK.  A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen

As a Procurement Support Officer at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

Helping ensure that the Procurement department provide a helpdesk function which provides an “excellence” focused range of services for stakeholders. The helpdesk will contribute to Procurement’s “Best in Class” vision by delivering effective and customer friendly interactions, proactive support and timely analysis.

What will I be doing?

The support officers role includes taking a pro-active approach to deliver efficiency and ensure compliance to SUEZ purchasing policies and procedures, whilst wokring to achieve the targets set and support the procurement management with the helpdesk function. Problem solving and encouraging feedback from our clients along with demonstrating improvements to the business are top of the priority list.

You will be responsible for the vendor account administration, carrying out user acceptance testing on software updates and solving issues in a positive manner. Checking and processing purchase orders and promoting excellent communication between our suppliers and SUEZ.

You will be asked to assist with the Procurement Support Desk Manager to provide techniques to aid better processes to the environment, ensuring continual relevance of instructions and guides.

What are the requirements?

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a customer centric approach to problem solving.
  • Extensive keyboard skills and IT literacy, including experience of Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to manipulate data in a spreadsheet is essential.
  • A proactive learning approach to adopting role changes.
  • Ability to use Source to Contract, Purchase to Pay and Enterprise Resource Planning systems would be advantageous.
  • Experience of influencing internal stakeholders
  • Please note that this is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

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.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at careers.uk@suez.com

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About the role


Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.