Category Administrator

Category Administrator Reading, England

AWE
Full Time Reading, England 33350 - 40000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?
For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.
It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?
AWE is currently recruiting for an Category Administrator to join our growing Supply Chain team.

As Category Administrator, you will assist category specialists and category managers in general administration tasks. You will also assist with commercial and contract performance support to the business to allow management of project and commercial risk.

Package: from £33,350 to £40,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
Location: Reading / Basingstoke area

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site

This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non-contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post.
The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Assist and support from a administration point of view, the implementation of a Category Strategy
  • Support the execution of strategic sourcing activities in line with approved category strategy and preferred suppliers list
  • Provide contract administration to the relevant team assisting with commercial assurance to deliver commercial value
  • Support the monitoring of supplier performance, ensuring that suppliers meet contractual obligations using the Supplier Performance Card or specific contractual KPI and SLA and secure commercial compensation for supplier contractual non-compliance
  • Assist with external management review meetings
To be successful in this role you should have the following skills and experience:
  • Good standard of general education or equivalent experience
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop constructive relationships
  • Planning and prioritising
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th March 2023

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Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role with us.
Our ambition is to create workplaces where we recognise and celebrate differences, encourage diverse contributions and our employees feel able to be themselves at work. We strive to create a genuine culture of openness and inclusion and encourage diverse applicants. Any inclusion information you provide us will be used to encourage and support you through the application process and will be held only for this purpose in accordance with GDPR.

Category Administrator
AWE

http://www.awe.co.uk
Aldermaston, United Kingdom
Alison Atkinson
$100 to $500 million (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
Company - Public
National Services & Agencies
1940
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