Purchasing Officer

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 4 (£19,202 - £21,414)
Friday, 23 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 4 September 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department : Procurement

Position Type : Professional And Administrative

Grade 4 (£19,202 - £21,414)

Procurement Purchasing Practitioner

This position is fixed term for 12 months, full time.

The Procurement Service is responsible for the procurement of all goods, services and works for the University, using sourcing strategies within a category management framework. Sustainable procurement, as well as stakeholder engagement, are at the heart of what we do.

The Purchasing Team are responsible for tactical purchasing within the University, including undertaking appropriate sourcing exercises, raising of purchase orders and expediting activities. The main purpose of the Purchasing Practitioner’s role is to provide day-to-day procurement and overseeing of the University’s eProcurement system.

The Purchasing Practitioner will be required to cope with multiple deadlines in a calm and efficient manner, providing excellent customer service and encouraging stakeholder engagement

Closes midday on : 04-Sep-2019