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Procurement Assistant

Location Derby

Founded in 1997, FPA Consulting is a well-established and progressive Business Management Consultancy with customer satisfaction and practical advice as its core values.

We are now seeking a Procurement Assistant to support our Procurement, Energy and Fuels team.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail when completing administrative tasks.

As the Procurement Assistant you will need to be confident interacting with people at all levels. Experience of working in procurement, commercial or accounts roles would be an advantage. Above all we value attitude and approach.

The Role/Key duties: 

  • Monitoring and recording of energy and fuel market pricing;
  • Recording Client energy and fuel consumption and profiling;
  • Production of consumption/pricing reports on behalf of Clients against agreed timescales;
  • Validation of Client energy and fuel invoices;
  • Supporting the preparation and issue of Client invitations to tender;
  • Supporting the analysis and evaluation of Supplier Tenders and proposals;
  • General administration support for the team.

Skills and attributes required: 

  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple competing priorities;
  • Ability to work under own initiative with meticulous attention to detail;
  • IT Literate with a strong practical knowledge of MS Office software, particularly MS Excel;
  • Numerate and commercially aware;
  • Well-presented, articulate with excellent time management;
  • Excellent team working and relationship-building skills;
  • Passion for career progression and willing to learn new skills.


  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (A-C including Maths and English)
  • A willingness to work towards MCIPS qualification.

If you are interested in joining our team please email your current CV together with a covering letter, quoting current package to:

Closing Date: 28/09/18 

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If you think you can bring something extra then please send in your CV.  

  Our consultants specialise in : 

  • Business Management Systems such as ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO27001
  • Health, Safety & Environment including Occupational and OHSAS 18001
  • Procurement
  • The Rail Industry
  • Interim Procurement Managers/Directors
  • Programme Managers for large projects
  • EU Procurement Legislation and OJEU processes
  • Energy and Utility brokerage and contracting
  • The Energy Tendering Process
Company Reg: 3259687. Reg Address: FPA Consulting Ltd, 1 St Andrew's House, Vernon Gate, Derby, DE1 1UJ. First Energy Solutions and First Quality Solutions are divisions of FPA Consulting Limited. 01332 604 321

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