Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Southampton, UK

Who are we recruiting for?
We are currently seeking a motivated and qualified Procurement Officer to join our client based in Southampton. This role presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative organisation that specialises in automation solutions for the maritime and shipping sector. As a Procurement Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our procurement processes, contributing to the success and growth of the company.

What will you be doing?

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand procurement needs and requirements.
  • Source suppliers and vendors, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier relationships.
  • Conduct market research to identify new suppliers and products, and evaluate their suitability for the organisation.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders and ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Monitor and track inventory levels, and maintain accurate records of procurement activities.
  • Analyze procurement data and trends to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Handle any procurement-related issues or disputes in a timely and effective manner.

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • 2-3 years of proven experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar role, preferably in the automation or technology industry (not essential).
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of procurement best practices and relevant regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development.
  • Supportive and inclusive company culture.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Health and wellness programs.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Performance bonuses.

Who are we? Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy dedicated to creating a more sustainable world, with a focus on talent within the Maritime and Renewable Energy sectors. We donate a portion of all our profits to Renewable World, a charity that develops affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions for poverty-stricken communities.

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