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Project Coordinator - Purchasing

  • £25-35k
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19839

Your New Job Title:       Project Coordinator - Purchasing
The Skills You'll Need:   Project Management, Purchasing, PO Management
Your New Salary:           £25-35k
Location:                       West London
Job status:                     Permanent
Start date:                     ASAP
Working hours:              37 hrs/week

Who You'll Be Working for:
Highly successful business working on building and interior design projects globally.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • The role of the ‘Purchaser’ is to effectively and efficiently convert a Specification into a Purchase Order.
  • The Specifications for a Project are generated by the Specifiers who are part of the Design Department.
  • Once a Specification has been approved by a senior member of Design it is released as ‘Approved for Purchasing’ to P&L Team.
  • A Project Coordinator (from P&L Team) will have been assigned to the Project, and will be monitoring the release of Specifications.
  • Shortly after release the Specification will be pulled into a Requisition, which is created by the Coordinator.
  • The Coordinator will then negotiate (to the extent possible) the best commercial arrangement for the specified item(s).
  • They will obtain the best price, delivery period, logistic arrangement (INCOTERM) along with other information, such as Manufacturer and Country of Origin.
  • Once all the information is loaded and the Requisition is complete the Coordinator can electronically forward it for approval.
  • Requisition Approval will normally fall to a Senior, who will be guided by Project timeframes and Budget.
  • Once approved the Requisition will be forwarded to the PM (or designate) for approval.
  • On approval a PO can be issued to Supplier, along with labels and if applicable Payment Request processed.
  • If Requisition is for a Client Order then it will be electronically forwarded to the Client for approval.

 The Skills You'll Need to Succeed

  • Previous experience in an interior design business.
  • Project management experience.
  • Purchasing background.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

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