Procurement Assistant - London - Procurement Assistant

Procurement Assistant

Location: London, UK

DUE TO EXPANSION, PRIMARILY IN THE CONTAINER SECTOR, LOMAR IS LOOKING TO STRENGTHEN ITS DYNAMIC TEAM BY RECRUITING A HIGHLY MOTIVATED PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

We are looking for a Procurement Assistant to join our Technical Department, based in London.

The successful candidate will support the team responsible for purchasing and supply of materials necessary for the operation of our ships.

 

The role has the following responsibilities:

Responsible for processing requisitions of spares, equipment, provisions and stores from vessels in their responsibility;

Follow up requisitions from vessels, in collaboration with vessel Superintendents;

Liaise with suitable suppliers, review quotations and negotiate them to produce POs, organise, co-ordinate and ensure the safe and timely delivery of vessel’s requisitions on-board;

Review invoices received for purchases made;

Liaise with logistics suppliers/ forwarders to organise, co-ordinate and track the safe and timely delivery of vessel’s requisitions on-board;

Update Superintendents on the status of deliveries;

Monitor suppliers/sub-contractors quality and environmental performance and evaluate their services;

Ensure that requirements stipulated in the IMS are properly implemented and maintained.

 

Required Skills 

  1. Experience in a similar position will be considered an advantage but is not a prerequisite;
  2. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages;
  3. Good negotiation skills;
  4. Excellent communication skills and good working knowledge of English; knowledge of German will be considered positively;
  5. Commitment to HSQE excellence and familiarity with ISM/ ISPS management systems;
  6. Eligibility to work in the UK.

 

An excellent package and long-term career prospects will be offered to the right candidate. 

Lomar (www.lomarshipping.com) is a ship-owning and management company, and is the principal subsidiary of the Libra Group (www.libra.com), a diverse international business group that is active across six business areas in 35 countries across six continents.  Lomar owns and manages a diversified fleet of over 80 container vessels, bulk carriers and chemical tankers.

Please email your CV to Lomar Shipping at: careers@lomarshipping.com for the attention of the HR Officer

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