Procurement Analyst

Posted 21 September 2022
Salary Up to £38,000
Job type Permanent
Contact NameEmma Carter

Job description

​The Role

  • The main responsibility will be tendering utility contracts for all utilities including electricity, gas and water and managing the entire procurement process.

  • Watches the markets daily and prepares weekly and monthly reports.

  • Advises clients and manager about market drivers on a daily basis.

  • Provide support to the Procurement Manager on risk strategy, reporting to clients and maintain evidence pack for all purchases and non-purchases.

  • Reviews, updates and audits metering information held in Optima upon validation from suppliers.

  • Has the skills and ability to spot queries when preparing the tender files and update within the relevant systems.

  • Prepares accurate tendering files whilst validating responses and rates.

  • Work with various departments on improving database accuracy and cross sharing of information including wholesale and pass through elements of the invoice to allow other departments to complete their reports.

  • Build a close relationship with suppliers to migrate outstanding accounts.

  • Reviews and improves processes where necessary and adapts to changes in processes.

  • Organises workload effectively and efficiently whilst communicating with managers.

  • Working with the Procurement Manager to maintain relationships with suppliers including reporting on KPI’s.


The Individual

  • You should have 2 years experience in the energy sector

  • Microsoft Excel - intermediate

  • Knowledge of the energy system “Optima”

  • Attention to detail and being able to work under pressure

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good mathematical skills and a keen eye for numbers

  • Team player