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Department Admin and Budget/Purchasing Specialist

Description

P&G’s Reading Technical Centre is a dynamic organisation with the mission of 'Inventing the Future of Grooming'. Reading is the main global front end innovation centre for Grooming R&D, with almost 60 years of heritage.

This role is part of a team of 3 department admins to manage the smooth running of the lab, with a focus on managing the budget & purchasing systems and key activities associated with managing the R&D project portfolio.


1. Budget Management: Track annual and monthly budgets via SAP. Provide forecasts, and provide monthly budget reports. Manage/adjust spending in line with guidelines.
2. Purchasing: Manage purchasing across the lab. Raise & track purchase orders.
3. Support in R&D Project Management & Lab visits. Set up & manage initiative project reviews (including 2 major events/year), manage (Front end innovation) FEI project documentation, manage internal & external VIP visits(approx. 1/month.


Qualifications
- Numeracy and a passion for working budgets & systems.
- Experience with budgeting systems (e.g.SAFE, COUPA, SAP) preferred but not essential. Training in these systems can be provided.
- High proficiency with Excel.
- High level of organisation skills (methodical, rigorous, attention to detail.
- Good communication skills. Able to communicate with abroad range of people (across levels).
Job ID
RND00003593
Locations
Reading, England

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