Procurement Assistant

Moneybarn is a leading lender in the vehicle finance sector and due to continued growth we are now seeking a highly analytical Assistant Buyer to join our Finance Team.

Providing support to the Procurements and Contracts Manager your focus will be on the delivery of savings targets; ensuring that key company purchases are competitively tendered. Utilising your excellent communication skills when managing the Contracts Register, you’ll ensure that all levels of the wider business are adhering to the correct processes.

Due to the interaction with third party suppliers as well as multiple departments across the business and wider group, a passion and understanding of delivering great customer service will help you succeed in your new role. If you have excellent numerical skills and are looking for your next adventure within a busy but friendly team then you could be exactly who we are looking for.

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Maintain Contracts Register including but not limited to; logging in GDPR addendums, new suppliers, supplier spend and contract details etc.
  • Assist with GDPR queries and issue weekly updates to ExCo
  • Maintain central repository of supplier files
  • Log in Business change projects requiring Procurement input/resource
  • Assist with on boarding of new suppliers
  • Prepare the Group wide reports and documentation for Provident Financial Group
  • Assist with the preparation of internal Procurement Business reports for distribution to ExCo and other key stakeholders as required.
  • Record and track high value purchase submissions to Provident Financial Group
  • Maintain Supplier spend report to provide a monthly overview of activity to the Business.
  • Attend meetings as required by Procurement Manager
  • Log and help to resolve Supplier invoice queries
  • Maintain the Request for Proposal (RFP) spreadsheet and update as necessary
  • Interface with Moneybarn Legal Counsel to help resolve supplier terms and conditions queries.
What we’re looking for from you

Must have

  • GCSE or equivalent
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good time management
  • Effective communicator
  • Strong desire to succeed

Desirable

  • Business related qualification
  • Background knowledge/experience of Procurement principles and processes
Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marked Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes
  • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our Applicant Privacy Notice.
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here.