Position: Procurement Officer
Salary: GBP31972 - GBP42224 per annum
Ref: 522458_1572962569
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 05/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £31,972 - £42,224 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available 37 hours per week

About the Department

Our Procurement and Commercial team are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

What is the Role

Working within the Procurement Operations Team you will be responsible for the delivery of Tactical Sourcing and Contract Administration.

One of the key aspects of this role is to undertake the procurement of goods, works and services to support all Business Units within the Organisation. You will be in the unique position of facing off to procurement and logistics colleagues in the wider team, internal business customers and external suppliers. This role is viewed as an entrance path into the SSE Procurement function and the wider SSE group; by becoming familiar with procurement practices, procedures and systems you are ideally placed for further development.

Via our Emptoris System you will conduct sourcing events in line with Category Sourcing Strategies and all relevant procurement policies and procedures. You will also process Orders and Agreements in our various Purchasing Systems which include Oracle in the main.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should have a good knowledge and understanding of the supply chain process, procurement process and procurement systems. You should also have experience of negotiating and implementing contracts and have a good understanding of Supplier Relationship Management within a plc.

You should have strong communication skills, be self-motivated and resilient. You should have excellent organisational skills and be a good team player. A high level of numeracy and accuracy is essential for this role.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.