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Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant

Job Title: Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: JZFORCE_1647967090
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Job title: Procurement Assistant (Mandarin Speaking)

Location: Reading, England

Our client, a leader in developing advanced optoelectronic devices for the next generation of communications networks and a proven track record of innovation over many years, is now looking for a Procurement Assistant.

What you will do:

· Assist the procurement manager to sort out supplier information

· Prioritize and take action on incoming purchase requests

· Liaise with internal stakeholders to review and clarify requirements

· Upload data into systems to raise purchase orders

· Ensure the timely delivery of goods or services purchased from suppliers by tracking order and confirm lead times, delivery dates and costs

· Resolve any scheduling difficulties, taking preventative action to avoid re-occurrence

· Liaison with finance department in identifying/resolving invoice discrepancies and system disputes

· Archive the recorded documents

· Deal with production delivery and sample delivery to HQ and affiliated company in oversea

· Upload the timesheet for all permanent employees

· Offer other day to day administration support

The ideal candidate:

· Experience user in relevant office software and Information Management System.

· Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy

· Good capability levels in analysis and interpretation of data, being able to draw qualitative conclusions

· Strong communication skills with the confidence to challenge business processes / information, where appropriate.

· Effectively communicates with stakeholders to ensure the right outcomes for both the organization and internal/external stakeholders

· Able to interact at all levels within the company

· Supports company Health, Safety & Environmental policies within the company

· Professional approach internally and externally at all times

· Fluency in both English and Chinese (written and spoken)

· Good command of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

· Good team spirit, open to a diverse workforce and a Chinese business culture

· Hands-on and can-do attitude

· Well-organized and structured working style

How to apply: Please send your CV to

Please note: The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.