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Procurement Assistant




£20844/annum Bens


Posted: 25/11/2022

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Procurement Assistant

About us

Pharmaxo Pharmacy Services Ltd Group operates within the pharmaceutical aseptic compounding, clinical homecare and laboratory services sectors. The Group currently employs over 400 people and generates £260M sales.  Operating out of attractive, new offices and manufacturing facility in the Corsham Science Park, the Group is now poised to embark on the next step in its ambitious journey.

The role

Bath ASU and Pharmaxo Pharmacy Services Ltd are looking for an organized and pro-active Procurement Assistant. Ideally with procurement experience, we would however consider an individual with other business experience with the skills and desire to learn quickly. This needs a great communicator and someone who enjoys solving problems with plenty of business accumen.

Duties & responsibilities

Monitoring levels of demand for services, products and/or component parts to be used in the business;
Keeping a constant check on stock levels to maximise business efficiency;
Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
Identifying potential suppliers;
Supporting bid evaluations, and agreement of contracts;
Checking costs, quality and levels of service;
Monitor and report supplier performance against functional Key Process Indicators (KPI’s)
Conducting research to ascertain market trends and needs.
Developing market knowledge and contacts for new products and services;
Attending meetings and trade conferences;
Visiting distribution centres and suppliers;
Producing reports and statistics;
Attend study days and up-dating courses to support the development of the procurement function and your own skills and knowledge
To undertake any other duties as required
The skills and attributes you will need

GCSE Maths and English Language grade C/5 or equiavelent
Experience of working in an office administration role. Procurement experience would be an advantage.
Numerically confident and Microsoft Office literate.
Qualities you will need

Good communication skills, enjoy dealing with people, whether by phone or in person
Perseverance to overcome challenges, in line with our Value that Patients Come First
The ability to empathise with both patients and your fellow staff
Flexible and able to work within the stores and factory area for stock management
Eager to learn and study for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing (CIPs) qualification
This role will be predominantly office based in Corsham, Wiltshire
In return we can offer

Salary of £20,844 per annum
29 days holiday, inclusive of bank holidays. Increasing with service
Generous Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Company bonus scheme
Flexible working
Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast and outdoor gym

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