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Procurement Officer

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The Role

Due to continued growth we are currently looking for a Procurement Officer to join our vendor management team at our Bristol HQ.

Our procurement and vendor management department is currently going through an exciting transformation at group level, and so this role will offer the opportunity to work with our European colleagues and to be a key support for our procurement and vendor strategy moving forward allowing you to have a real impact. A great opportunity to further develop you career in procurement!

This opportunity has a high degree of autonomy and alongside this Triodos has a culture of continuous improvement allowing you to bring your ideas to the team and other areas of the business.

As Procurement officer you will support the TBUK Procurement team on key activities such as stakeholder and supplier communication, organising meetings, minute taking, maintaining supplier records and logs, highlight reporting, tracking tasks, supplier contract management, service level management and other ad-hoc activities as required.

Other key responsibilities will require you to:

  • Support the management of key supplier relationships in line with relevant policies
  • Provide support to second and third lines (risk, compliance, audit) to answer information requests from regulators, external and internal audit
  • Support with queries from Contract Managers, Contract Owners and Service Managers on questions of procurement and contract management
  • Participate and/or provide advice to local and international projects within areas of Procurement to ensure procurement activities are in line internal policies
  • Coordinate and assist in contract management and service level management activities in line with the relevant Triodos Policies for designated supplier relationships
  • Ensure procurement documentation is well organised and stored with a full audit trail
  • Undertake research as delegated by the Procurement Manager
  • Manage smaller ad-hoc pieces of work, as delegated by the Procurement Manager
  • Identify and raise continuous improvement suggestions, to improve efficiency and delivery with time/cost constraints
  • Use spreadsheets to intermediate level e.g. formulas, data analysis and summarising date for reporting
  • Comply with all regulatory obligations and internal governance to help ensure ethical behaviour which delivers fair outcomes for TBUK customers

Who we are:

Triodos Bank is an award-winning organisation and one of Europe’s leading sustainable banks, whose mission is to make money work for positive social, environmental and cultural change. We offer a wide range of banking services for people who want to use their money consciously – from current accounts through to investments and savings. We only finance companies, organisations and projects that benefit people and the environment.

Our mission is -

  • To help create a society that promotes people’s quality of life and that has human dignity at its core
  • To enable individuals, institutions, and businesses to use money more consciously in ways that benefit people and the environment, and promote sustainable development
  • To offer our customers sustainable financial products and high-quality service

Some of the industry awards we have received recently:

  • British Bank Awards – Best Ethical Financial Provider and Best Investments Provider 2022
  • Queen's Award for Sustainable Development 2020
  • Top-rated by Which? for sustainable savings in 2021

We’re a certified B Corporation, meaning that we are part of a community of businesses driving the shift to a new kind of economy, that is better for workers, better for communities and better for the environment.

What we are looking for:

To be successful in this role you will have some procurement experience gained in a regulated industry, ideally combined with experience of online procurement systems and tools, and in managing suppliers relationships. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels and will have excellent organisational skills allowing you to prioritise and meet multiple deadlines

Good working knowledge of MS Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to work autonomously are also required for this opportunity. The role requires you to be in our Bristol office twice a week, with a choice to work from home the other days.

Triodos Bank is proud of its culture, ethos, and ability to make a positive change in society. It is important that candidates evidence a strong commitment to Triodos Bank’s core values of sustainability and transparency, as well as the personal qualities to live these values. Experience of the banking or financial services sector would be desirable but is not essential.

Offer

In return for your hard work and expertise, you will receive a salary of between 28k - 34k FTE depending on experience, plus access to our extensive benefits package, where most of our benefits are non-contributory!

From January 2023 Our benefits include:

  • Non-contributory pension scheme from your first day of 8% in year 1 and 10% from year 2 onwards
  • Life Assurance (worth 4 times basic pay)
  • Income Protection - 75% of basic pay after 13 weeks sick and following six months service
  • Private Medical Insurance with optional enhanced or HCP family coverage
  • A Health Cash Plan
  • Vitality Leave – After each 5 years of service, you will be able to take a sabbatical of up 3 months
  • 27 days (FTE) annual plus bank holidays per annum increasing to 30 days after 2 years’ service
  • A buy and sell holiday scheme of up to 5 days (FTE) to maximum of 35 days
  • 5 days fully paid carers leave
  • A wellbeing allowance of £200 a year
  • 1 Wellbeing Day
  • Season Ticket Loan available for commuting into the office
  • Voluntary benefits, including discounts and cycle to work scheme

Triodos embraces flexibility and diversity in the workplace and is proud to be a Living Wage Employer and a Disability Confident "Committed" employer. We recognise that we’re on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

Triodos reserve the right to close the vacancy once sufficient applications are received, so please do apply asap if this opportunity is of interest to you.

Closing Date: 12/02/2023

  • Placed on:Fri 20 January 2023
  • Location: Bristol

Triodos UK

Deanery Road
BS1 5AS Bristol
United Kingdom

  • Tel: 0117 980 9733
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