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Job Overview

Contract Type



Finance & Accounting




North West


Greater Manchester

Job Overview

About The Role

The Group Procurement team have a huge part to play in the success of AO’s strategies.

Without them, we wouldn’t have the insights needed to make timely decisions that influence a whole range of things including cost savings, commercial forecasting and operational efficiency ensuring AO is the number one destination for electricals.

You’d be responsible for supporting the Procurement Manager in providing contract and supplier insight as well as governance and control to help AO grow and achieve its goals.

We know we work better when we're together and this role will be a work from work role. Working from work allows us to collaborate more easily, have continual conversations, be more creative, and give better support, and all of this makes us more motivated and even better at what we do.

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

  • Support in removing cost from the supply chain through right sizing, rationalisation and addressing tail spend
  • Promote/communicate the Group Procurement vision across categories - Tech, HR, Facilities, Brand & Marketing
  • Maintain and develop open and constructive supplier relationships
  • Communicate contractual changes to stakeholders while maintaining, updating, and improving those records
  • Work with legal team to ensure suppliers T’s and C’s achieve the best outcome for AO
  • Address and report any contract-related issues that come up
  • Work Onboarding/Offboarding/Renewal processes

A Few Things About You

  • Two or more years in procurement type role
  • Understanding of supplier lifecycle processes including legal and commercial contractual terms
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Confidence to ask "Why?" as well as "How?"
  • Strong communication and stakeholder-influencing skills
  • Analytical and process oriented

A Bit About Us

When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).

We’re known for helping our customers brilliantly - and it’s no different for AOers. We care about more than what’s on your CV, because together we can do extraordinary things.

Our Benefits

Our benefits are designed to cover the moments that matter to AOers. From health and wellness to giving back - you’ll be rewarded inside and outside of work.

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Staff discount at & discounted gym offers
  • Matched pension - contribute 5% of your annual salary and we'll do the same
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Packages
  • Help @ Hand scheme - virtual GP, mental health support, physiotherapy etc
  • 2x fully paid charity days a year
  • Internal first approach to recruitment - you get first dibs on any new jobs across the business

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.


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