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Purchasing Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
£22,593 to £23,593
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Intelligent Resource is currently working in partnership with a public sector client in Staffordshire to recruit a Purchasing Officer whom will provide effective support to the organisations team in the purchasing of goods and services and the monitoring of the performance in relation to the receipting of goods and services and purchase orders.


  • Ensure purchasing of goods and services is compliant with both the policies and procedures in place
  • Oversee the raising of purchase orders or smart forms, ensuring compliance at all times, promoting the use of purchase orders organisation wide and addressing training needs where applicable
  • Ensuring approval matrix is maintained and all purchase orders are appropriately authorised
  • Manage all purchase order amendments so supply chain is clear on the requirements of the organisation
  • Working with managers across the business to ensure catalogues within the system address business need. To promote the use of catalogues and purchase orders.
  • Ensure all goods and services are receipted and logged in the system in a timely manner, liaising with colleagues to monitor activity reports and address none compliance


  • Able to interpret policy and procedures set but organisation to ensure compliance standards met
  • Relevant understanding / experience of a purchase order system with knowledge of relevant transaction flows.
  • Understanding of a purchase ledger procedures.
  • Proven track record of providing a high quality, customer focused financial service
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels of the organisation

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  • Job Reference: 706410654-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Steria Recruitment
    Steria Recruitment
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £22,593 to £23,593
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent