Purchasing Assistant (Temporary)

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Purchasing - Assistant Buyer
  • Contract Type
    Temporary
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-125741
  • Salary
    £14.00/Hour

Office Angels Partnership Accounts are recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant, to join a leading health insurer and health care provider based in South Kensington.


We are looking for someone who is proactive, highly organised and has experience in a similar role.


In this position, you will act as the glue between local Operations, Purchasing and any related payable processes. You will develop your skills and knowledge to become a Local Subject Matter Expert on the Purchase order process so that you can support and drive ownership of the end to end process.


Strong communication and Excel skills are key.



JOB TITLE: Purchasing Assistant


JOB TYPE: Temporary


COMPANY TYPE: Private Hospital


HOURS: Monday to Friday (37.5 hours)


SALARY: £14.00 per hour


LOCATION: South Kensington


CULTURE: Working alongside a small and supportive team, very friendly environment



SUMMARY OF ROLE:



  • The ideal candidate will have administrative experience in P2P (Procure to Pay), Purchase, Procurement or similar roles.

  • They will need to have an understanding of the P2P process.

  • Act as the glue between local Operations, Purchasing and any related payable processes

  • Drive a "right first time" culture within the local operations

  • Local Subject Matter Expert on Purchase order process

  • Support and drive ownership to minimise the number of matched exceptions

  • Optimise the ordering process between Suppliers and the Hospital, managing and improving data flows.



RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Support and drive ownership to minimise the number of invoice matched exceptions

  • Administer our Purchasing system to correct Purchase Order mistakes

  • Liaise closely with Accounts Payable with invoice queries

  • Act as the glue between local Operations, Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Procurement with any related payable processes or issues, through positive engagement.

  • Drive a "right first time" culture within the local operations

  • Ensure compliance to the Procurement Policy unless by exception.

  • Optimise the ordering process between Suppliers and the Hospital, managing and improving data flows.

  • Be pro-active in identifying and proposing any changes required to improve Procure to pay processes and minimise manual tasks.

  • Coordinate further PeopleSoft training where required.

  • To perform any other duties as requested by your Line Manager

  • Adhere to hospital policies and procedures



SKILLS SUMMARY:



  • Advanced Excel - the candidate will be using excel everyday

  • Efficient communication (external and internal) - required to liaise with suppliers external to client and their internal business customers within the hospital

  • Quick learner and able to follow instructions accurately

  • Able to work under pressure



Interested? If so, please apply now or e-mail jasmine.mather@office-angels.com


NB: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line. Advertised by Office Angels Partnership Accounts branch. Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted for the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities


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