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Icon Connect are looking to hire an entrepreneurial and focused procurement professional to contribute positively to our business and grow with the position.

To run and own the procurement process from requisition to delivery ensuring production items arrive on time and at the right price.

To run a centralised procurement function for the acquisition of goods and services for Icon Connect including but not limited to: materials for projects such as cable and electronic equipment, along with utilities and mobile phones and items that support the slick operation of the business.

To have make a positive contribution to the profitability of the company through cost savings. ‘The post holder will work closely with Finance, the Design Department, Project Managers and Engineers to co-ordinate purchases across projects and work with the Warehouse Manager to control the stock in the small warehouse.

Main duties and responsibilities: (not in priority order)

  • To continually improve the purchasing function.
  • To improve the current internal sourcing and procurement processes and to provide recommendations for improvements and to implement agreed new processes.
  • To review and formalise current supplier terms and conditions, including credit limits payment and warranty terms. To ensure all departments are aware of terms where applicable.
  • To obtain pricing for products to support the quotation process and keep a record for comparison at time of purchasing.
  • To manage the procurement of goods and services from suppliers both in the UK and internationally.
  • To work with finance at time of purchase of equipment to ensure the most profitable currency is used to purchase in.
  • To place all orders using the internal Purchase Order (PO) system.
  • To negotiate with suppliers the best prices, terms and conditions and to build strong relationships with them.
  • To support finance with invoice queries in the event purchase orders do not match invoices.
  • To aggregate common purchases across projects to achieve discounts and negotiate call-off facilities with suppliers where appropriate.
  • To reduce the total value of inventory.
  • To ensure that deliveries of items are in accordance with actual project requirements, to maximise credit periods.
  • To attend meetings with suppliers at their premises as required.
  • To keep appropriate records of agreed discount and pricing structures with suppliers along with other relevant terms and conditions.
  • To securely and accurately manage the control of warehouse stock, keeping it to a minimum. To re-use equipment returned from projects or dispose of excess stock as soon as possible by returning it to suppliers where possible for 100% refund or to dispose of it using tools such as eBay.
  • To provide monthly reporting on progress with achieved cost savings and activity.
  • To support the finance function with information for cash flow planning for project purchases.
  • To work with Operations and vendors to ensure the accurate forecasting of goods required is managed and projects are not late due to material shortages.
  • To keep a fully up-to-date stock list.To advise finance of inventory value changes for insurance purposes.

NB: This job description is intended as a general guide to the scope of the post. It is not an exhaustive list and duties may change in line with business needs. The post holder is expected to also carry out any other duties in line with the scope of the post at the request of Management.

Person Specification:

ESSENTIAL:

To have a minimum of 5 years relevant procurement experience within a small business environment.
Have a thorough understanding of costs from source to destination.
Self-motivated and able to set up a new function and systems without close supervision.
To be an excellent negotiator and communicator able to bring colleagues on board with new ideas and systems.
MS Office – Word, Outlook and in particular excellent level of Excel .
Must be articulate and able to construct well formulated reports.
General Administration experience within a small company.
Must have a full clean driving licence to be able to attend supplier meetings.

DESIRABLE:

A member of the Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Previous experience of setting up a procurement function from scratch.
Excel advanced.

Please send your CV to iconinfo@iconconnect.com

Management Accountant

Icon Connect is a world-renowned Company delivering Audio Visual IT and Security systems for Superyachts and High-End Residential Clients.

The role is available immediately and is part of a small accounts team reporting to a director and part time Head of Finance. The successful candidate will be able to offer experience in developing reporting systems both for Management and Operations.

If you are the sort of person who wants to work in a dynamic, focussed and fun “family” style business we would love to hear from you.

Foreign Currency Management:

  • Manage efficient and accurate (electronic) project expenses system input via PL, Exp’s and timesheets.
  • Monitor company’s exposure to forex market conditions.
  • Advise Estimating of Exchange Rates to be used in Quotations both for short term and long-term work.

In conjunction with Operations

  • Manage efficient and accurate (electronic) project expenses system input via PL, Exp’s and timesheets.
  • Preparing job costing reports and proactively using this information to assist operations.
  • Identify means by which projects can be delivered more efficiently work with Operations team.
  • Assist in identifying projects that can become more profitable.
  • Stock transfers inputting.
  • To produce timely and relevant commercial management information to support the effective management of the business.

In conjunction with Purchasing

  • Create reports to assist in the monitoring of Purchase Orders and chasing of outstanding deliveries.
  • Provide Operations with Project reports of Purchase Orders and their Status.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Qualified / Part Qualified either ICMA or ACCA.
  • Use of SAGE Line 50 desirable but not essential.
  • Well versed in Office 365 especially Excel and Word.

Please send your CV to iconinfo@iconconnect.com

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