Contract Assistant/Data Analysis

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Contract Assistant/Data Analysis
Milton Keynes
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00062093

Posted: 22nd September 2022 17:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £175 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • Milton Keynes
What's involved with this role:

Interim Contract Assistant- Procurement/Data Analysis -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00062093
Pay Rate: Up to £175 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Monday to Friday – 35 hours per week – Milton Keynes

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the management of supply chain contracts/Procurement to achieve the most cost-effective delivery of goods and services.
  • Collate data on all transactions incurred in delivering contracts. Investigate and reconcile transactions and costs as part of an end-to-end process
  • Develop effective relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Develop and maintain processes for effective query resolution
  • Support the team as required, to deliver a comprehensive service to the business areas.
  • Provide data, analysis and commentary for management reports.
  • Assist in supporting the timely collection of business unit commercial information and payment of business unit creditors.
  • Assist in identification and implementation of quality and efficiency improvement initiatives.

Key Requirements:

  • Data analysis experience - essential
  • MS Office skills
  • Able to organise & prioritise
  • ability to attend business review meetings with suppliers and take minutes (may be at other offices – train travel or car hire will be provided)
  • Some knowledge/experience of rail industry or manufacturing companies, supply chain, distribution
  • Punctual – essential
  • Able to manipulate data in Excel – essential (pivot tables, create pivot graphs for reporting purposes and use IF statements)
  • Aware of current economic trends/able to recognise current news/trends – must be commercially aware
  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and mandated processes with a high level of accuracy
  • Good administration and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good commercial awareness
  • A customer focussed approach


Desirable Requirements:

  • Railway knowledge
  • Awareness of supply chain processes
  • Experience within a customer service role

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Contract Assistant/Data Analysis
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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