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Manchester United FC

Manchester United FC

Procurement Assistant - Maternity Cover


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Posting Date

Aug 28, 2023

Role description

At Manchester United our aim is to Win the United Way and the quality of our behind-the scenes team sets us apart from the competition.Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays. Sounding good so far?The Purpose: As the Procurement Assistant, your primary role involves providing essential support to the procurement team by conducting pricing and tender analysis. You will also be responsible for maintaining Pricing and Supplier databases, working in collaboration with the finance team to enhance supplier categorisation, and preparing for upcoming tenders.The Role:

Support the Procurement team with pricing and tender analysis
Maintenance of Pricing and Supplier databases
Work with the finance team to improve categorisation of suppliers
Preparatory work for forthcoming tenders
Management of tender processes and liaison with tenderers
Working closely with the Finance team to resolve current pricing and PO issues, and historic bill validation
Accountability for a number of KPI and playing a pivotal role in analysing and maintaining the health of key supplier relationships
Assist stakeholders in resolving supplier issues when problems are escalated to Procurement

The Person:

Keen interest in Procurement and working towards MCIPS level (or equivalent)
Exceptional ability to manage workload and identify high priority tasks
Highly literate with advanced Excel knowledge preferable
Strong data analysis skills
Keen eye for detail
Highly organised
Energetic manner
Continuously seek to identify ways to improve
Strong planning and organisational skills with an ability to focus on agreed priorities, getting things done efficiently and effectively
Flexible with a strong work ethic
Achievement oriented with high commitment, resilience and a positive attitude
Excellent interpersonal, time management, and communication skills
Effective in one to one situations or meetings, able to express ideas and transmit information clearly in writing.

Manchester United endeavour to respond to all job applications, however, please consider that we receive a high volume of applications, and this may not always possible.We recognise the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk at Manchester United, as part of this commitment this post is required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level, as well as full reference history.Manchester United is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to background, ethnicity, race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or other legally protected characteristics.Manchester United Football Club are proud to be a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, supporting the armed forces community to transition into careers outside of the armed forces.Manchester United is committed to working with and providing reasonable adjustments for applicants and employees. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application and perform at your best, please do not hesitate to contact us to make a request; we are here to help.It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to you before applying for any of our roles. Your personal data will be processed on MU behalf by Morson.

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