Procurement and supply assistances are found in all organisations where goods and/or services need to be sourced and purchased in line with national or international procurement laws, or internal governance processes. This occupation is found in the following sectors;
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In their daily work, an apprentice interacts with their procurement teams as well as colleagues from other internal departments such as operational functions, finance, legal, IT, sales and marketing. This role also includes interaction with external stakeholders such as suppliers. This role may involve off site and supplier visits, however it will be mainly office based.
An employee on this apprenticeship will be responsible for:
You will need:
To be aged 16 or older
To be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week with 20% of your normal working hours set aside for you to complete your training and study
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including Science, English and Maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification and Functional Skills at Level 2 in English and Maths
All applicants must have an interview and assessment in
Typical roles within the apprenticeship include: Procurement contracts officer, Procurement coordinator and Purchasing assistant