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mandarin speaking procurement assistant

Job Title: mandarin speaking procurement assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW2018-03-09_1521808235
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Mandarin speaking procurement assistant

Our client is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through their dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, they have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

Main Responsibilities

  • Prioritising and taking action on incoming purchase requests; Liaising with internal stakeholders to review and clarify requirements.
  • Inputting data onto systems to raise purchase ordering
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of goods or services purchased from suppliers by tracking order and confirm lead times, delivery dates and costs.
  • Resolving 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.
  • Supporting company Health, Safety & Environmental policies within the company



  • Experience in relevant office software and Information Management Systems with the ability to maintain the data in purchase ledger.
  • Attention to detail & ability to work in a pressurised time sensitive environment.
  • Data entry, data auditing, creating data reports & monitoring all data for accuracy.


  • Good capability levels in analysis and interpretation of data and being able to draw qualitative conclusions.
  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to challenge business processes / information, where appropriate.
  • Good command of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure the right outcomes for both the organisation and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Hands-on, can-do attitude.
  • Well organized and structured working style.
  • Good team spirit and open to a diverse workforce and a Chinese business culture.
  • Capability to interact at all levels within the Company.
  • Professional approach internally and externally at all times.

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin, 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to

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