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Procurement Administrator

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: FIND00585

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 9th December 2021

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About the role

It is an exciting time to join our Procurement division as a Procurement Administrator/Adviser. You’ll be involved in the roll out of an exciting new Purchase to Pay (P2P) system which will massively improve the service to our internal customers.

You will become an SME (subject matter expert) in the system, offering coaching/training to users where needed, and addressing questions submitted to the mailbox.

We use a wide range of systems in procurement and on top of this new implementation you will also gain expertise in all our systems. You will be a key part of the team, making sure the systems align, completing due diligence for suppliers, ensuring compliance, and analysing trends to understand why problems occur.

Based from our Stratford-Upon-Avon head office you will work in a small specialist team within the wider Procurement division. There are opportunities to develop within NFU Mutual as the organisation grows, adapts, and implements change projects.

Duties include 

  • Train and support system users to optimise their compliance and efficient use of systems,

  • Advise the business on the P2P systems as a super user

  • Collaborate with buyers, suppliers and internal business users and analyse systems data to maximise cost control opportunities

  • Collaborate with various teams to resolve system issues

  • Provide guidance and advice to the business on policies, procedures, processes, and best practice

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with business areas and suppliers

About you

You will be friendly, adaptable, and diligent, with strong administration and customer service skills. Alongside this you will have:

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) and the confidence to train/coach non-technical stakeholders.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications

  • Analytical skills in Excel

  • Experience of conducting administration tasks across various business systems

  • Experience of financial administration or P2P processing is desirable but not essential

Benefits and Rewards

At NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021. When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:  

  • Salary – Competitive

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%)  

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)  

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme) 

  • Employee discounts  

  • Gym subsidy   

  • Health and wellbeing plan 

  • Life Assurance cover 

  • Discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies 

NFU Mutual are happy to offer its employees informal homeworking. Our teams is located in Stratford-upon-Avon and it would be expected that on average, 50% of your working time would be located from this office, with the remaining days home based should you wish.

Working at NFU Mutual

One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. As an employee you are very important to us. We empower and inspire you to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward you for your contribution. 

At NFU Mutual we look for people like you, who have customers at the heart of what you do. You recognise that your customers’ financial lives can only benefit by having a financial plan in place that reflects their circumstances both now and in the future. 

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.