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Purchasing Coordinator

Job Details

  • Posted:11th July, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:London, Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:16640
  • Salary:Competitive + Benefits Package
We are working alongside a Gallery in London who is looking to bring on a Purchasing Manager to their team!

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a similar role, be highly analytical and have a passion for art and design!

  • Analyse procurement costs in order to determine the best quantity, quality and time required to acquire materials
  • Obtain the most appropriate materials and goods for projects
  • Minimise risks in the supply chain
  • Oversee contracts and negotiate with suppliers, attending meetings when required 
  • Maintaining existing relationships with vendors 
  • Work within internal budgets and ensure suppliers are paid and costs are cut where possible 
  • Act quickly with regards to returns of materials that are not up to standards and ensure urgent orders are placed when required 
  • Enhance inventory processes
  • Maintain, record and survey the procurement management system

  • 5 years experience in a similar role within the manufacturing and production industry
  • Strong ability to negotiate
  • Experience maintaining relationships with outside suppliers
  • Acquired relevant qualifications in supply chain and purchasing 
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills 
  • Understanding of Just-In-Time (JIT) supply 
  • Able to travel both nationally and internationally for work 
  • Good time-keeping and communication skills 
  • A member of a relevant association within purchasing and supply is beneficial 

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