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Commercial Procurement apprentice

Brackmills Industrial Estate, Northampton
Starting Salary £19,000 with Yearly increases
Closing date
28 Dec 2022

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Supply Chain & Transport
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Do you want to be part of a team who are an Essential part of everyday life?

Do you want to earn whilst you Learn?

Don't want to go to university but want to achieve a degree ?


Our entry-level Apprenticeship  programmes are robustly created to develop leaders of the future, Candidates will be empowered to get involved with different teams to achieve high impact results that really make a difference. During the two-year program, . In partnership with CIPs, the Commercial Procurement and supply Level 4 Apprenticeship has been developed to build a person's capability to manage and guide within a successful Supply Chain procurement environment. Graduating with CIPS level 4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply and also Student membership of CIPS during apprenticeship and Diploma Level membership upon passing End Point Assessment. Apprentices will learn the technical knowledge, acquiring vocational experience and wider skills.

What will the programme look like?

  • 24 -month structured Programme Early accountability and fast progression Support towards a CIPs professional qualification* Regular performance feedback and personal growth planning through a structured learning plan Contribute to DHL's sustainability 2050 mission of zero emission

More details of some of the areas covered within the apprenticeship.


  • Identifying approaches to achieve agreements with external and internal organisations​ Cost and pricing models and commercial concepts and how they influence supplier/customer behaviours.​ Using a range of contract and supplier performance monitoring, management and reporting techniques​ Carrying out cost management, including the cost base, and variances from budget​ Evaluating costs by comparison with industry standards or high performers  

Entry Requirements:

  • Grade 4 -9(C) GCSE English and Mathematics or functional skills at Level 2 Completion of a level 3 Apprenticeship/Professional qualification in a relevant discipline. Eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the programme Must be fully mobile to travel to place of work and any potential learning sessions (where possible hold a valid UK driver's licence)

What will you get in return?


  • annual Salary and grade increase access to a variety of benefits 25 days holiday childcare vouchers and retail discounts. 

We want our Apprentices to build their careers with us upon successful completion of the programme; contribute their ideas to influence the success of our business; and give them the opportunity to be a part of an organisation that makes a real contribution to society as well as to the world of Supply Chain logistics.


What you'll need to do next?


Apply using the online form and attach a copy of your most recent CV.

All of our resourcing actions are fair, transparent, consistent across the UK, ensuring the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.  DHL is passionate to ensure we provide equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore, we aim to ensure workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. 


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