Procurement Assistant (Porto, Portugal)

FairJourney

Our organization

FairJourney Biologics is a world leading CRO on antibody discovery, engineering, characterization and production. It provides services to Big Pharma companies and top biotech’s from the U.S., Europe and Japan. Its state-of-the-art facilities are located in Porto, Portugal. For more information, please visit www.fjb.pt.
Company language: English

The role

As a Procurement Assistant you will help the Procurement Unit to ensure that the company maintains an effective supply of materials, services, and equipment. You will work primarily in an administrative capacity. Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

• Assist with the preparation of Request for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal and co-ordination of their timely dispatch by the proper communication channels
• Routing copying and circulation of quotes, bids, and proposal for evaluation
• Researching pricing and potential vendors
• Receive the approved requisitions and process the appropriate documents procedures for local or oversea purchases/Services/Contracts
• Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
• Review and Place Purchase Orders
• Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
• Track orders and ensure timely delivery
• Assist with managing the administrative process throughout the duration of the preparation of all documentation until the award of the contract
• Assist with coordination with the selected bidders to ensure completion of administrative processes including Bid Security, contract award notice and that contract documents are distributed accordingly
• Maintain appropriated records to ensure that procurement process, decision, and contractual agreement are accurately documented
• Promote a collaborative, client focused, quality and result oriented approach in the Procurement Unit.
• Perform other duties related field as assigned by supervisor.

Your profile

FairJourney Biologics is seeking a Procurement Assistant, with the following characteristics:

• Completion of Secondary education required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Procurement, Logistics Management, Life Sciences, Management, Administration, Finance or a relevant field is an distinct advantage;
• 1 to 2 years of progressively responsible experience in procurement;
• Fluent in English language;
• Problem-solving aptitude;
• Able to uphold and respect procurement ethics and to conduct activities with integrity;
• Knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and procedures;
• A team player who demonstrates patience, flexibility, and honesty;
• Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail;
• Good time management and organizational skills;
• Basic mathematical knowledge.

We offer

• Integration in a highly motivated team;
• Working in an international environment;
• Bonus incentives;
• Career development.

Interested?

Let us know if you are interested and come discuss your future job in our wonderful rooftop and don’t forget the applications must be submitted directly through our website, at http://fjb.pt/careers/. Please use “Reference 95” for this position. For more information about this position, you can contact us at +351 220 736 919

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