Procurement Apprentice

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
NMW/NLW plus excellent benefits
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
29 Jun 2021
Ref
NTXFS616014
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Apprentice

Level 4 – Commercial Procurement and Supply Chain 

Salary:  NMW/NLW plus excellent benefits

Location: Walsall, West Midlands - currently working from home

Contract: 2 Yr. Apprenticeship Full Time, 37 hours per week

 

Closing Date: Tuesday 29th June Midnight 

Interview Date: Thursday 8 July 

 

Are you passionate about having a career in Procurement? Our client have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join them on a 2 year apprenticeship, with an immediate start where possible.

 

Joining their professional procurement team, you will provide support in the delivery of procurement initiatives ensuring value for money and compliance with UK Procurement Regulations in the purchase of goods and services.

 

Main job responsibilities:

  • Taking a lead role in managing the end to end sourcing process for specified low value tender exercises.
  • Providing support for complex procurement projects and gaining an understanding of the full procurement cycle.
  • Analysing internal reports to identify spend patterns.  Creating and presenting management information reports, highlighting opportunities where improvements can be made.
  • Managing day to day queries with support from the wider Procurement team.
  • Ensuring the contracts register is maintained and internal procurement guidance is published.

 

They're looking for:

  • Minimum of two A Levels (or international equivalent) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate
  • An interest in pursuing a career in procurement
  • A knowledge of procurement methodology and best practice
  • Good numeracy skills with the ability to confidently handle numbers and interpret financial information
  • Flexibility and time management skills to handle multiple and varied projects

 

About Our Client

Our client’s People Strategy presents a clear picture of how they will achieve their Corporate Plan aim, ‘Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent’. The Strategy focuses on three key themes that help them support their colleagues to make a difference to their customers, the communities they serve and to themselves.

 

It is important to us that they have a diverse workforce, representative of the communities they serve. Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) to them means colleagues living their values, dedicated to doing the right thing and exercising good judgement. This will encourage a culture where all can thrive, acknowledging that everyone is different; what matters to them is that everyone can come to work and feel comfortable to be themselves.

 

We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer and ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations while working with us. Our client are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer and ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations while working with them. They want to make it clear that they welcome disabled applicants for all their roles. If in doubt look out for the Disability Confident logo.

 

Our client will ensure that their recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and they will interview applicants with a disability if they meet the essential criteria for a role. They will also support existing colleagues with a disability or long-term health condition enabling them to stay in work, making reasonable adjustments if necessary.