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Procurement Assistant

Job Title: Procurement Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Duration: 7 months
REF: BBBH10201
Contact Name: Daisy Budka
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Assistant - Fixed-term contract
£23,000 plus benefits

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading business based in the Manchester area as a Procurement Assistant in the procurement team. The role is initially on a fixed term basis until March 2017 with the view to becoming permanent.

In this Procurement role you will be responsible for supporting a variety of upcoming projects including spend analysis, administration and negotiating contracts.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Admin support for procurement project's
  • Management of aspects of purchasing during the tender process
  • Formulating procurement management data reporting packs to provide information on spend analysis, contracts and sourcing
  • Management of SAP Procurement system + raising POs' to support business as usual
  • Spend analysis and data gathering in order to present spend data

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience within procurement and the processes involved
  • Good initiative with a proactive attitude
  • Tender and contract awareness
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong excel and office skills along with experience using an SAP system
  • A preferred background in rail or transport
  • A preferred degree level education combined with CIPS
  • Knowledge of eProcurement / eTendering systems would be advantageous


Leading business in the Manchester area


£23,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board, such as Junior Buyer to Procurement Director level. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit