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Procurement Assistant (Mandarin Speaking)

Job Title: Procurement Assistant (Mandarin Speaking)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: PP/LG/C/MPA_1521483197
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Assistant - Mandarin Speaking

Cambridge (Ongoing Contract Role)

The Company:

A leading Telecoms company who operate on a global scale. They are currently seeking a Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant to join their team on a contract basis.

Job Context

The role of Procurement Assistant will involve ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of goods and services as part of the CEG and Procurement Team.

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)

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