Tech Procurement Administrator

Posted 2.9.24
Location
Solihull, ENG

OVERVIEW:

Are you our next Tech Procurement Administrator? We’re looking for someone to join our Tech Operations function within our Infrastructure team !!!

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the Tech Procurement Manager in all aspects of technology procurement processes.
  • Assist in managing purchase orders, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timely processing.
  • Maintain and update procurement records, vendor databases, and contract documentation.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to gather and analyse procurement requirements, ensuring alignment with business objectives.
  • Conduct market research and supplier analysis to identify potential vendors, products, and services that meet the organisation’s technology needs.
  • Assist in the negotiation of contracts, pricing, and terms with vendors, ensuring favourable terms and conditions.
  • Support the Tech Procurement Manager in vendor management activities, including relationship building, performance monitoring, and issue resolution.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as IT, finance, and legal, to ensure seamless procurement processes and compliance with organisational policies.
  • Assist in evaluating and optimising procurement processes to improve efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and overall procurement performance.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in tech procurement, and provide insights and recommendations to enhance the procurement function.
  • Handle general administrative tasks, such as scheduling meetings, preparing reports and presentations, and maintaining accurate documentation.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Essential Criteria:

  • Some Procurement knowledge: A basic understanding of procurement principles, processes, and best practices, with specific knowledge of IT procurement. Familiarity with purchasing or simple contracts.
  • Organisational skills: The ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively, ensuring timely completion of procurement activities. Strong attention to detail, organization, and documentation skills are crucial for maintaining accurate procurement records.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with internal stakeholders, external vendors, and suppliers. The ability to articulate requirements and build positive relationships is vital.
  • Analytical skills: An interest in conducting market research, analysing supplier offerings, and evaluating procurement options. The ability to gather and analyse data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • Problem-solving abilities: Strong problem-solving skills to address procurement challenges and resolve issues that may arise during the procurement process.
  • Technical aptitude: Familiarity with technology products, software licensing models, and IT services is beneficial.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: The ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including IT, finance, legal, and other departments involved in the procurement process.
  • Time Management: Strong time management skills to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines, and handle multiple procurement projects simultaneously. The ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment is important.
  • Ethics and Integrity: Commitment to ethical conduct, confidentiality, and compliance with organisational policies and legal requirements related to procurement activities.

This is a hybrid role and would require the successful candidate to attend at least 3 days a week in GSHQ, Solihull, UK.

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 15th February 2024

BELONGING AT GYMSHARK.

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talent@gymshark.com

ABOUT US.

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

THE PERKS.

🙌 Competitive ‘Win Together, Lose Together’ Bonus
🩺 Choice of Private Medical Insurance or Healthcare Cash Plan, paid for by us!
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel – Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

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