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Procurement Assistant

Merseyside, Port Sunlight
Up to £33169 per annum
Closing date
13 Apr 2021
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our global FMCG client (the powerhouse behind brands such as Walls, Persil, Magnum and Knorr) as a Procurement Assistant to be based in Port Sunlight, Wirral however working from home until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted therefore could be remote based (in the UK) if willing to travel to PS when required for meetings. This is a full-time temporary role for 6 months, paying up to £33,169 pro rata, per annum depending on experience.

Please note, an ASAP start is required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Procurement lead point of contact for PETA non-animal testing and vegan claims program. Responsible for providing supplier assurance that the relevant claims standards are met.
  • Submission of new project and brand requests into established process.
  • Analysis of existing database to provide input to Brand teams on current status.
  • Move the supplier assurance work to a pro-active approach.
  • Contacting suppliers to understand any issues and support them in completion of the on-line tool.

Key Requirements

  • Must have experience of representing a company to external suppliers and building relationships.
  • Buying experience is not essential (as is not required for this role) however an understanding of the relationship to suppliers would be beneficial.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills. Power BI knowledge would also be beneficial.
  • Self-Management (priority setting, risk analysis, resources)
  • Take ownership and responsibility; have energy and drive
  • Be result and solution oriented; be able to solve (unexpected) problems (in short notice)
  • Excellent communication skills - able to work both with internal stakeholders and external suppliers
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work in virtual teams
  • Project management skills


A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

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Manpower UK Ltd
C/O Unilever HPC
Port Sunlight
CH62 4ZD
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