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Procurement Officer

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Tees Valley, North East England or Bolton
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held by MS Teams
£31,755 - £37,2500 + company car or car allowance, bonus & benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a Procurement Officer with experience managing the full end to end procurement process?  Then you can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Procurement 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

About the role

Reporting to the Category Manager, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for managing the procurement of a wide range of goods and services, as well as procurement projects negotiating prices with local, national and international suppliers, implementing and communicating agreements to operational management and monitoring supplier performance.

The successful candidate will work closely with internal stakeholders and other members of the Procurement team and ensure both customer and business expectations and objectives are met. 

What will I be doing?

  • Supporting the Category Manager and UK Head of Procurement to implement Procurement strategies.
  • Report on Sustainability and Social Value initiatives in the supply chain for an allocated area
  • Manage the import process for a wide range of goods for the wider Procurement Team
  • Developing effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Supporting site requirements both emergent and planned.
  • Execution of competitive tenders from the conceptual to award phase, adopting a cradle to grave philosophy, working with the Legal team support ensuring business contract compliance.
  • Evaluation and appraisal of supplier performance.
  • Management of delegated procurement categories.
  • Negotiating most advantageous terms, quality and pricing on behalf of SUEZ R&R UK and delivery of best value procurement solutions.
  • Achieving and reporting cost savings in accordance with SUEZ R&R UK protocols.
  • Compliance with SUEZ R&R UK policies and procedures.
  • Report on Sustainability and Social Value initiatives in the supply chain for an allocated area

 Manage the import process for a wide range of goods for the wider Procurement Team

What are the requirements?

Applicants must be able to demonstrate procurement experience and ability to manage their own categories. Working as part of a small team the successful candidate must have the ability to work independently using their own initiative and be able to communicate at all levels within the business, determined and focus to achieve goals. Ideally candidates will be MCIPS qualified or working towards although experience is more important.

  • Experience of importing or expediting goods from outside of the UK 
  • Contract / Supplier Relationship Management
  • Working knowledge of the full end to end procurement process
  • The position will require a degree of flexibility in terms of travel, and in meeting business deadlines.

Candidates will also require a full UK driving licence and good IT skills.  Car allowance scheme restrictions in line with new Government legislation.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

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

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.