Procurement Officer

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Tees Valley
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
To Be Confirmed
from £35,007
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Procurement Officer?  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.

The role

The salary for this position start at Salary £35,007 plus a Company Car allowance from £6,500 and up to 10% Bonus (non contractual), 5% matched pension, 25+8 Holidays. 

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.
  • 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.

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. The ideal candidates would be CIPS level 4 qualified or working towards.

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.

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.