Purchasing and Freight Officer
The successful candidate can work from home, however, will be required to attend MAG’s office in Manchester on a regular basis (at their own expense)
Salary will be £25,272 (plus contributory pension)
We are seeking an experienced Purchasing and Freight Officer to join our HQ team, which provides procurement services to MAG’s programmes based in over 25 countries across the world. This is an exciting and dynamic role, where your skills and experience will help us make a real difference, supporting our lifesaving work across the globe!
Working with the Global Procurement Manager, you will provide high quality and cost-effective procurement services to MAG’s overseas programmes and HQ in accordance with MAG’s policies and procedures. In addition, you will support the Procurement Team on the digitalisation of procurement and logistics processes as well as data management. Developing strong supplier relationships and effective communication will be key to succeeding in this role.
This is a fast-paced role, which will require high levels of initiative, pro-activeness and strong multi-tasking skills. You will have experience of sourcing and procuring a large and varied range of commodities and services, administering procurement procedures and systems, supporting tender processes and framework agreements, as well as familiarity with international freight and transport dynamics. Above all, you will need to be approachable, flexible, have a good eye for detail and be ready to work in a busy and varied role.
Previous international NGO experience is desirable but not essential.
Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.
How to apply
For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:
MAG – Purchasing and Freight Officer Application Pack
Application is by submission of completed application form. This should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of 3rd April 2022.
Please note, we are currently reviewing the structure of the team, and are advertising for both a Purchasing and Freight Officer and Procurement Administrator. We will only be able to appoint one of these roles, and it will be based on the skills and experience of the preferred candidate.
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.