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Procurement Assistant

Job overview
Join one of the key players in London's fibre connectivity sector, helping to grow next-generation fibre for business! This is an entry-level Procurement Assistant role, perfect for someone looking to begin a career in a fast-moving environment.

On the hunt for Procurement jobs, Purchasing roles or Assistant Buyer positions in London? Keen to join an exciting scale-up business in London? Look no further! This Procurement Assistant role in London could be perfect for you - apply today!

Company profile - Fibre Firm

In this Procurement role, you will be joining one of London’s most innovative fibre networking businesses. Our client is changing the landscape (literally!) when it comes to companies accessing next-generation fibre for business. Having earned one of the best reputations in the industry, they are keen to continue their upwards growth now within their Procurement Department.

Job description - Procurement Assistant

In this Procurement Assistant job, you will be responsible for managing the purchasing of materials, equipment, and services on behalf of the growing Installation Team, ensuring that they are provided with the highest standard of provisions. You will work with vendors to negotiate prices and terms of sale, monitor inventory levels and ensure that products meet quality standards. They are looking for an individual who is highly organised, time-efficient, and practical.

Key responsibilities - Procurement Assistant

  • Working closely with team members within the organisation to ensure they have all the tools, equipment and

    uniform they require to carry out their day-to-day jobs
  • Taking onboard feedback and reviewing equipment to ensure they are fit for purpose, researching, and finding alternative items where they are not
  • Managing inventory levels of materials and supplies, ensuring that there is an adequate supply for operations

    and place replenishment orders where required
  • Negotiating prices for goods or services to ensure that they are fair market value
  • Coordinating with vendors to ensure that they deliver on time and meet quality standards

Job requirements - Procurement Assistant

  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a numerical discipline or showing a similar background in Mathematics or other
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate with different stakeholders both within and

    outside the business, in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to work to tight, and sometimes changing, deadlines
  • Extremely organised and efficient, with effective planning abilities
  • Proactive time management skills, whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail

Benefits of the job - Procurement Assistant

  • A competitive starting salary of £25,000, to be regularly reviewed
  • Opportunities after 12 months for further development into different pathways, chief among them Procurement!
  • Central London location
  • Enrolment into the company bonus scheme, as well as 5% of your annual salary going towards any training course of your choice!
  • Private healthcare alongside access to lots of perks such as half-price Virgin Active Membership, free eye tests etc

Looking for Procurement jobs or Purchaser roles in London? If you're a motivated and organised individual, with an interest in a career in procurement, this graduate job could be perfect for you - apply today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability, or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager