Graduate Opportunity

Procurement Administrator

Geology/Environmental Science/Sustainability.

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The Earthworks & Materials Supplies team arrange soil testing and classification of waste and source suppliers and negotiate rates for all types of land removal from clean to contaminated soils and provide supplies of all types of materials, from aggregate and topsoil to ready mixed concrete and tarmac. This will be a great opportunity for somebody who wants to develop their career with Reconomy and become a specialist.

Working alongside your colleagues you will take responsibility for the provision of services within a geographical area, building relationships with your suppliers and colleagues to ensure products and services are procured accurately, at competitive market rates and client satisfaction is maximised.

Valpak - Driven by Tomorrow

Valpak's aim is to create a sustainable, waste free world - helping customers to reduce waste and recycle more.

Typical tasks and responsibilities

  • Procure waste management solutions and site services, securing several quotes to ensure we buy competitively.
  • Ensure that all suppliers conform to industry standards and services are delivered within SLA’s.
  • Generate sales quotations, follow up with a call and negotiate rates where required to convert to order.
  • Assist in tender compilation, working with the sales teams to provide suitable options which protect margin and provide client satisfaction.
  • Establish effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
  • Record, update and maintain customer data and customer interaction.

Person specification

  • Good negotiation skills and supplier management
  • Hungry for success, should that be developing your career or the success of your team.
  • Teamwork, always helping colleagues whether they are sat next to you or in another department.
  • Customer centric, strive for continually great customer service, internally and externally.
  • Results focused, through satisfied customers or achieving KPI’s.
  • Organised and a proactive approach to a workload.
  • Enjoy finding a way to solve a problem.
  • GCSE C grade Maths and English or equivalent.
  • Good Microsoft office skills, such as word and excel (e.g. Data input, sort, filter).
  • Interested in a career in waste management or procurement.

What are the benefits of working for Reconomy?

  • Holiday entitlement increases with service.
  • Company pension contribution 4%.
  • Life assurance.
  • On-site free parking.
  • Store and food discounts.
  • Gym membership corporate discounts.
  • Bupa assistance.
  • Wellness programmes.
  • Referral programme.
  • One day per year as a volunteering day, where we encourage staff to spend some time in their working day volunteering in any way they wish or to get involved in a variety of activities listed by us.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £18,525 - £21,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Telford (Shropshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Sustainability

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