Procurement Coordinator
Yorkshire Water
Bradford, GB
6d ago

What Will The Role Involve?

As one of our Purchasing Coordinators, you will be responsible for supporting the business in purchasing activity and driving value through negotiation to deliver savings.

You will work as part of the Purchasing Support Desk and be a subject matter expert in all relevant business processes and policies to ensure the delivery of cost effective, efficient and compliant purchasing activity.

In this role, you will be expected to support and challenge internal customers to define procurement needs in line with current and future business demands, whilst offering support and guidance to colleagues on all relevant Purchasing processes.

You will manage the onboarding and training of suppliers on to the company designated system and be involved in supplier negotiation to drive best value on purchases up to £100k.

You will support the business with travel, accommodation and events bookings whilst promoting the Purchasing Support Desk and proactively seeking opportunities to add value across the business.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?


  • Confident in performing supplier price negotiations
  • Strong demonstrable skills with Microsoft Office Suite / Office 365.
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Tenacity to independently solve problems.
  • SAP4 Hana / Ariba experience.
  • Commercially focused with a demonstratable track record.
  • Desirable

  • CIPS part qualified
  • Experience of using SAP Ariba Network
  • What's in it for you?

    Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities.

    We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

    If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

    Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

    If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure Check, through a Third Party Company prior to commencing employment.

    All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required

    The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies : -

    Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region.

    Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat

    Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management.

    Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

    Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

    Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water.

    It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

    KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

    Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

    Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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