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Logistics Sourcing Administrator
We are recruiting on behalf of a client of ours based in Newport for a Logistics Sourcing Administrator, to work within the Logistics Sourcing team.
Reporting to the Senior Sourcing Lead, the purpose of the role is to support the Sourcing Team in Europe to ensure a cost effective and value added professional purchasing service to specified Business Units in relation to all Transport commodities, this role will cover contracts within UK, Europe and United States.
To carry out this role successfully, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties
Ensure the team performs its duties in a way that ensures the health and wellbeing of colleagues, contractors and any other persons who may be affected by those duties.
Support European Sourcing Team to drive and implement working practices and improvements to achieve annual plan objectives.
Manage supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner managing the review structure for the team, generating KPI reports and review packs to support the reviews.
SAP Contract control and P2P Support.
Ensures that contracts negotiated by the Senior Sourcing Leads are operationalized effectively and are reflected in SAP. Managing any changes through SAP during the course of the contract. Ensuring compliance to SAP contacts to maximize delivery of benefits and challenges any noncompliance.
Support the deployment of the standard P2P process within SAP. Aid trouble shooting of P2P problems including providing SAP support and training to stakeholders where appropriate. Respond to Ad hoc payment queries from end users.
Manage Vendor Qualification for team including periodic refresh of VQ to ensure insurances etc still valid.
Manage the contract database to ensure that Senior Sourcing leads are aware of contract expiry dates so that the team can renew/renegotiate contracts as and when required.
Rate schedule maintenance and distribution
Coordination of Monthly reports
Acts as single point of contact and expertise for etenders
Support/guidance to structure requests to get the best out of chosen system
Execute etenders within the chosen system, support for MLE & UK tenders
Support the Senior Sourcing Leads with the preparation, execution and analysis of tenders
Develop and deploy measuring techniques/KPIs to define savings achieved against plans.
Monitors and assesses supplier performance against agreed service level agreements, reviews service and quality and advises improvements to be made in line with targets.
Own the central supplier SLAs and ensure ongoing updating and review
Contract value creation/SRM, an example being analysis of GPS tracking data to identify areas of inefficiency
Generation of market intelligence and alternative sources of supply
Deputise for Senior Sourcing Lead as required
Requirements / Person Specification
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and traits:
Customer Services experience
Interpersonal skills: numerical skills, organised and attention to detail
Ability to use appropriate IT tools to gather, analyse, interpret and act upon large amounts of information, with a keen attention to detail, particular emphasis on strong SAP and P2P process knowledge
Numerical ability, in particular able to understand, analyse and interpret financial information
Confident, proactive attitude, with the ability to influence key stakeholders
A team worker, with a flexible approach to work
Ideally educated to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and working towards a CIPS qualification.
Hourly Rate: £12.29 per hour
Contract Hours: 36.5 per week
Holidays: 35 days
Contract Length: 6 Months
Keywords; SAP, Logistics, P2P, Procurement, Purchasing, Administration, Processes, Database, CIPS, Reporting, Analysis