The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities; currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.
We are looking for an efficient and motivated individual to join our busy Procurement team. Able to demonstrate previous experience of working within a busy analytical and administrative role, preferably within a procurement department, you will provide procurement and analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision-making and strategy.
Possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will work with procurement and business partners to assess their business needs and contribute meaningfully to the development of procurement and category management strategies. Highly organised, you will undertake research, cost modelling and analysis of supply markets to identify opportunities and inform sourcing strategies, populate and maintain databases and apply analytical tools, techniques and systems to analyse and interpret a wide range of supplier and organisational information and develop and provide reports to support effective management of supplier performance.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with a proven ability to successfully interact with people at all levels are essential, as are a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, the ability to manage time effectively to determine priorities and deliver on agreed timelines, and experience of developing management reports and presenting data clearly.
If you feel you have the skills ands experience to fulfill this varied and rewarding role, and would like to be part of the evolutional program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – this is a full-time, 12 month fixed term contract starting as soon as possible, working 35 hours per week.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Friday 30 March 2018.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.