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Procurement Administrator

QBE Insurance
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Procurement Administrator


Permanent (Hybrid)

The opportunity

Are you someone who thrives on attention to detail, organizational finesse, and is eager to deepen insight within procurement? QBE is looking for an individual to join our European Operations Procurement team on a full time, permanent basis as a Procurement Administrator.

In this role, you'll be providing full end-to-end P2P process and Visa payment support for one or more QBE functions within the internal QBE community. Reporting to our Procurement Operations and Services Manager, you'll be working closely with key business partners to identify areas for process improvement and suggest customer-specific solutions.

Your new role
  • Act as QBE's SME for Procure to Pay and Visa payments ensuring systems are fit for purpose
  • Operate as Oracle Fusion and Visa solutions champion, promoting its use and benefits across the business.
  • Provide the business with relevant support for all Visa payments, including application, resolving issues, reporting, maintaining the virtual credit card system and assist deployers as required
  • Develop and deliver user training to internal stakeholders and manage up-to-date training/users guides
  • Ensure comprehensive and accurate reporting is available to share with stakeholders, thereby supporting the business to make fact-based decisions
  • Manage the creation, implementation and delivery of supplier catalogues and smart forms
  • Maintain P2P and Visa payment procedural documents, ensuring all processes are appropriately documented and reflective of best working practices
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders to facilitate efficient operational workflow and enhanced sharing of knowledge and information
  • Manage the new supplier process ensuring all relevant checks are implemented prior to approving the supplier site creation in Oracle Fusion
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable/Finance functions to facilitate prompt and accurate payment solutions
About you

You have the capability to build professional relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers, and can navigate the subtle nuances that exist to produce meaningful outcomes. Other skills and attributes required for the role include:
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Administrational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (v-/h-lookup formulas, pivot table etc.)
  • Capacity to alternate from working in team-related activities to being a self-motivated starter that can identify and work through opportunities of process improvements
  • Performs process-orientated tasks but applies experience to align individual work with overall function and business strategy
  • Working knowledge of Oracle P2P (advantageous)
  • Experience in Power BI and Oracle Fusion (advantageous)
Why QBE? At My Best

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that's why we have created At My Best". It's our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn't fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It's in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people. Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation (

Some of the award's QBE are proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include:

5-star Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DEI) awards, 2023 Winner - Insurance Business Canada

Employer of the Year 2022 Winner - Insurance Insider

British Claims Awards 2022 Winner - InsurTech Award"

Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution of the Year"

Working Families Best Practice Awards 2021 Finalist for: Best COVID-19 Response""

Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2022 Shortlisted for: Best Customer Care, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022, Specialist Insurer of the Year (for Construction), General Insurer of the Year"

We are proud to have partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall and Working Families, and our commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women's Empowerment Principles and Race at Work charter helps keep us accountable and transparent

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers."

ESG & Sustainability

At QBE, we believe that integrating sustainability into our business helps us deliver on our purpose of enabling a more resilient future. Our three key focus areas include fostering an orderly and inclusive transition to a net-zero economy, enabling a sustainable and resilient workforce and partnering for growth through innovative, sustainable and impactful solutions. For further information regarding QBE's sustainability targets, including our net-zero pledges and inclusion of diversity targets, and our award-winning impact investment initiative 'Premiums4Good', please visit our Sustainability homepage and read our latest Sustainability Report ( Link ) .

About QBE

We can never really predict what's around the corner, but at QBE we're asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future - helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage."

We're an international insurer that's building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We're proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than more than 11,000 people working across 27 countries, we're big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment - what if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE - let's make it happen!

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website.

What next?

If you have a passion to contribute to QBE's vision of enabling a more resilient future for our customers and the community, we encourage you to apply! Simply click the apply" button to submit your CV and other relevant documents, and a member of our friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role.

Please make the Talent Acquisition aware should there be any reasonable adjustments that may need to be made for the interview and the remainder of the recruitment process.

APPLY NOW and let's make it happen!"

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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