CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Procurement/Finance Assistant

6 days left

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£19,757 to £22,022 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £25,327 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2018
Ref
2825
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Helping to organise purchasing activities this individual will promote the efficient acquisition of goods and services across the University, ensuring that purchase orders are accurately raised for all financial commitments and that items are ordered through the right sources of supply.

The successful candidate will ideally hold the CIPS Foundation Level qualification (or equivalent) or will be able to demonstrate previous experience gained through working in a busy procurement office on a range of different tasks, including reviewing requisitions, raising purchase orders, maintaining a supplier database and dealing with invoice to order variations.

Organisation Cranfield University
School/Department Finance
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week
Contract type Permanent
Salary £19,757 to £22,022 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £25,327 per annum 
Apply by  28/10/2018

Essential Skills

Cranfield is a world-renowned, exclusively postgraduate University specialising in Creating Leaders in Technology and Management and we are currently seeking an Assistant to join our Procurement\Finance Team.

Helping to organise purchasing activities this individual will promote the efficient acquisition of goods and services across the University, ensuring that purchase orders are accurately raised for all financial commitments and that items are ordered through the right sources of supply.

The successful candidate will ideally hold the CIPS Foundation Level qualification (or equivalent) or will be able to demonstrate previous experience gained through working in a busy procurement office on a range of different tasks, including reviewing requisitions, raising purchase orders, maintaining a supplier database and dealing with invoice to order variations.

Working to a high level of accuracy this individual will have the ability to work independently to manage workload to meet set deadlines. Customer focused they will be able to communicate effectively and will be able to convey numerical information to non-financial managers and will work independently with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to manage workloads to meet the deadlines set.

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Bennett,  Procurement Delivery and Accounts Payable Manager on (T): 01234 754714 or (E): s.j.bennett@cranfield.ac.uk

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.