Procurement Administrator

City Plumbing
24 Jan 2024
21 Feb 2024
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work within Procurement? Do you want to develop your negotiation and procurement skills in a large multi-faceted business? Are you someone who enjoys teamwork and values integrity?

If so, City Plumbing are currently recruiting for a Procurement Administrator (GNFR) to join the team and support the provision of a professional, effective and knowledgeable service for the procurement and supply of IT hardware, software and consumables.

The Role:

The Procurement Administrator will support the IT Support Manager (Procurement) in the provision of a professional and knowledgeable service for the procurement and supply of IT hardware, software and consumables for the Company.

This could be YOU!

Key Responsibilities
  • Raise requisitions and purchase orders on behalf of the GNFR departments ensuring that purchasing is carried out in accordance with the Company's purchasing policy and guidelines and EU legislation.
  • Check validity of requests to purchase and resolve or refer non-compliant requests as appropriate. Investigate queries and discrepancies with requisitions, receipts, orders and invoices escalating as required.
  • Issue and track software licenses against purchases ensuring that accurate records are kept.
  • Check that deliveries have been made, raise GRNs, and process returns to vendors.
  • Ensure that all orders are charged back at correct values and quantities, making any required amendments.
  • Contribute to procurement projects under the direction of the Procurement Manager(s) and CPO.
  • Use the Company's financial management, accounting and issue logging systems for procurement activities as appropriate.
  • Provide advice and support to the Staff, understanding their requirements and guiding them to the most appropriate technology products and services in person, or using email or ServiceNow logging systems.

This is a hybrid-based opportunity with true flexibility to work from home, but you should be within commutable distance of any of our four offices - Aston (Birmingham), Crick (Northampton), Glasgow (Scotland), Salford (Manchester).


You'll live and breathe our passion for Procurement and you'll enjoy working collaboratively with the wider Procurement team and be committed to acting with integrity and honesty in everything you do.

Skills and competencies
  • IT qualification at Level 3 (or something similar).
  • Strong administration and organisation skills, with the ability to plan and work on own initiative.
  • Good communication skills with particular focus on client responsiveness.
  • Experience working with contracts or on contract renewals would be beneficial.
  • The successful candidate will have an excellent attention to detail.

From boilers to bathroom suites, tubing to towel rails and everything in between, City Plumbing has all the products our customers need to complete the job. And we have all you need to build a successful career! We're proud of our reputation for selling quality plumbing and heating products to both trade and retail customers and we're super excited about our future. We put our colleagues at the heart of all we do, giving them all the tools they need to be successful, happy and feel rewarded in their career with us.

Benefits Package and Cultural Environment:
  • Bonus
  • Discounts, savings and cash back at numerous retailers
  • Life assurance
  • Extended family policy including maternity, paternity, additional annual leave and more
  • Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Programme, we look out for each other
  • Complete induction and a company that lets you grow and encourages development
  • Flexible working options
  • A business striving to create an environment of inclusion so everyone can be their true self
  • And more!

We're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. Bring your whole self to work regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We don't want you to 'fit' our culture, we want you to enrich it.

We are committed to best practices in recruitment and undertake Basic Criminal Record Disclosures for candidates that are offered employment within our branches that undertake deliveries for British Gas. This check will only be undertaken after the acceptance of an offer of employment.

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