Graduate Buying Administrator

  • £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Posted: 19/05/2017
  • Plymouth
  • Job Ref: 371103232
  • Permanent

Job Details


Graduate Buying Administrator. Pertemps Recruitment are recruiting for a Graduate Buying Administrator, to work within a team responsible for contracts and services within the business. As a Graduate Buying Administrator your job will be to assist in the management of the client supplier network and ensure services supplied to the business follow legal processes and compliances and are at the best price.

You will be responsible for maintaining and updating supplier risks and issues, communicating and monitoring objectives, quality standards and Key Performance Indicators. The Graduate Buying Administrator will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of Supplier Relationship Management plans. Collecting and analysing benchmark data and continuously searching the market and engaging with best in class / innovative suppliers to understand their capabilities and make recommendations.

Knowledge and Skills:

Degree in Law, Business or similar

Strong purchasing and negotiation experience

Would suit a supply, buying, procurement officer

Methodical, thorough, accurate and numerate

Able to exercise own initiative.

Excellent PC skills

Software -

Microsoft Office Packages


Previous office administrative experience


Person Specification:

Team Player

Flexible and able to meet changing business priorities

Drive and enthusiasm


Customer focused

Numerate & analytical

Logical and thorough approach to work

Attention to detail


Good communication skills both written and verbal


This role is commutable from Plymouth, Saltash, Liskeard, Tavistock and Launceston.


In return:

Salary Competitive, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include pension, 25 days holiday, social and charity based events, fun events within the office.


If you think that you are the ideal candidate please click and submit your CV in a Word version.


Legal, Buyer, Supply, Procurement, Vendor Management, Buying Officer, Graduate