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Faculty Finance Purchasing Technician

University of Bath - Faculty of Engineering & Design

Location: Bath
Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 Grade 5, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd February 2024
Closes: 4th March 2024
Job Ref: FM11416

About the role

We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated Purchasing Technician to join the Faculty of Engineering & Design Finance team.

You will support members of the Faculty Finance team and the Faculty Technical Services Team by contributing to the smooth running of the Faculty Purchasing function. You will ensure that processes are fully compliant with current University financial regulations and procedures.

You’ll be responsible for receiving and vetting order requests and checking appropriate suppliers have been selected. As Purchasing Technician, you will enter requisitions for processing on Agresso (Finance System). 

We are currently working in a hybrid working model, consisting of a mix of on-campus presence and remote working.

This is a full-time role working 36.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Finance Manager, Tracey Halliday on (01225) 384617 or email t.halliday@bath.ac.uk.

Please ensure you submit your application through our website.

About you

Our ideal applicant will:

  • Have experience in a relevant field such as finance, purchasing, stores or warehouse
  • Have excellent organisational skills, able to manage a complex workload maintaining attention to detail at times of pressure
  • Be a strong team player, able to demonstrate a collaborative approach and a willingness to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Have excellent and effective communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of standard IT packages and databases

What we can offer you:

Find out more about our benefits.

We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

Further details:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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