Procurement Assistant

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#### Primary Responsibilities
The Procurement Assistant is responsible for negotiating purchases, and providing supplier agreement and internal customer management to deliver financial savings and procurement process improvements.
#### Reporting to
Procurement Manager in US
#### Specific responsibilities
Manage procurement activities to the management of agreements and suppliers for a defined set of strategic categories.
Review requisitions and generate purchase orders
Follow up back orders; expedite with company any special arrangements for delivery; communicate to department the expected delivery date.
Responsible for the maintenance of purchasing records (e.g., contract information, supplier performance)
Liase with the A/P department in regards to invoices, supplier holds, cost discrepancies
Maintain clear documentation and audit trail of procurement activities
Work with Procurement Manager and other internal customers to ensure Service Level Commitments are met.
Act as Pcard administrator, which includes pcard policy compliance and reporting.
Daily manage travel program. Tracking of compliance, reporting and problem resolution
#### Profile
#### Skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Strong interpersonal skills (e.g., tact/diplomacy, listening, negotiation, consulting).
Excellent customer service, client support, and business services consulting skills.
Strong planning, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Proven negotiation skills. Procurement knowledge sufficient to produce best product at lowest cost in acceptable time frames.
Knowledge of quality and performance measurement including metrics definition, data gathering, and reporting
Knowledge of continuous improvement including identification and implementation
Knowledge of policy and procedure management including development
Knowledge of change management (e.g., policy changes)
Education: High School Diploma Required or Bachelor Degree preferred.
Work Experience: 1 to 2 years' business experience
Proficiency: Oracle 11i or 12 - preferred
MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Web based communication tools
#### Additional information
Industry or Theme: Agriculture & Food,Automotive,Chemical,Construction,Consumer Goods & Retail,Energy,Finance,Industrial Manufacturing,Life Sciences,Logistics,Mining,Oil & Gas,Public Sector,Environment,Trade,Sustainability,Training,Risk Management,QHSE
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Reference Number: US04344
Listing Date: 25.03.2014 00
Closing Date: 22.10.2014 00

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