- Contact: SSE Plc
Base Location: Eurocentral
Salary: £21,584 - £28,506 (6 months fixed term contract) depending on skills and experience
Working Pattern: Fixed term - 6 months Full Time 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
As P2P Assistant, you will take responsibility for administering the Procure to Pay (P2P) process as part of the Procurement and Commercial Shared Service Centre's (SSC) portfolio. You will ensure P2P systems are maintained effectively to allow for accurate reporting and efficient order placement/stock monitoring. You will support the placement and amendment of Purchase Orders, administer Catalogues for contracts and assist with the delivery of specific projects in conjunction with other Procurement teams (Category Management, Transformation, Data & Reporting).
Your responsibilities will extend to performing regular system and data maintenance and running reports to analyse Procurement activity and undertake actions to resolve any issues arising. You'll form part of a team who offer an internal helpdesk service to the wider Procurement function and business users, providing guidance and support in the use of P2P systems and processes. In addition, the role involves updating and maintaining the Procurement document library & SharePoint which hosts all guidance notes and instructions
What do I need?
To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of SSE as a diverse business and should be able to interpret different business needs and manage expectations both with internal and external customers. You should be familiar with general procurement procedures and have excellent communication and numerical skills. Using the principles of continuous improvement, you will make suggestions to enable further process efficiencies within the Procurement and Commercial Shared Service.
You should be process orientated, with experience in the use of email and MS Office tools and ideally Procurement related software such as ERP systems (Oracle) and e-Sourcing tools (Emptoris). Being able to work independently as well as part of a team is important, as is managing your time effectively and working to deadlines.
As this secondment is with P&C, we cannot accept applications from existing Energy Services or SSE Telecoms employees.
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