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Location: United Kingdom, Oxford, South East England

Procurement Assistant

United Kingdom, Oxford, South East England
£12.00 per Hour

Job Description

Part-Time Procurement Assistant
UKAEA, Culham, Oxfordshire

A part-time contract vacancy exists within the Strategic Procurement team for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority based at Culham Science Centre. We are looking for a Procurement Assistant to be able to work up to 25 hours a week.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a large UK government research organisation based on an expansive site just outside of Oxford. UK AEA's mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. With over 1,000 employee's, this is an exciting and vibrant place to work.
The post- holder will work within a small team and provide a high level of administrative support as required to all team members.
• Provide a highly effective administration service to the Strategic Procurement Team
• Communicate both in writing and orally with internal and external stakeholders
• Maintain contract file records, ensuring information is up to date
• Provide coverage of tasks for other members of the team as required
• Booking meetings and taking minutes at meetings.
• Use and process data from the U4BW ERP Finance and Procurement system
• Undertake such duties as may be required commensurate with the level of responsibility and nature of the job
• Good communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral
• Good attention to detail
• Ability to work as a team player
• Strong time management skills including the ability to prioritise the workload
• Good office/administration experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

The Department
Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing terms, and acquiring goods, services, or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process.
The Strategic Procurement team report to the Chief Finance Officer, and deal with all types of resourcing contracts.
We are a team of 3 working for all Departments within UKAEA, in accordance with Public Sector rules and we are required to comply with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

For a full job description and additional information, please submit your CV or contact

- Please note, this role is strictly within IR35 and only available on PAYE/Umbrella basis.

- All employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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