Procurement Assistant

  • Job Reference: SM/1164
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Public Sector and Housing Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a Public Sector organisation in Manchester to recruit a Procurement Assistant on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic organisation offering great future prospects.


  • To provide administrative support to the Procurement Manager in the creation of all procurement documentation
  • Advertising contract opportunities on OJEU
  • Assist with the project management of procurement projects, including attending the appropriate meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Responsibility for spend reporting in terms of management reporting, in particular capturing savings data to report the effectiveness of procurement to the business
  • Completing administrative tasks around the new supplier set up process, for example fair selection, supplier categorisation and financial checks
  • Dealing with and solving any queries in relation to the new PO system and process


  • The successful candidate will ideally be qualified to degree level and be working towards their CIPs qualification
  • They will also have previous experience in a similar role with a good understanding of contract terms and conditions and an ability to draft subcontract terms as required