Procurement Apprentice

Recruiter
WATER PLUS LIMITED
Location
Two Smithfield, Leonard Coates Way, Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 4FD
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
VAC001564808
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
  • Deliver cost down and cost avoidance initiatives in support of company/department targets
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value and obtain quotations
  • Support in the preparation of tender documents
  • Assist in responding to tender questions and clarifications
  • Complete contract summary documents
  • Liaise with the business to provide guidance on the most appropriate procurement route in conjunction with the Procurement Managers
  • Support and assist the team in delivering procurement activities
  • Assist in providing a light touch review of agreements below £50k
  • Assisting with day-to-day requirements of existing contracts, i.e. service credits, KPI monitoring, spend reports
  • Take an active part in meetings with both stakeholders and suppliers, and follow up actions from those meetings
  • Communicate with stakeholders
  • Point of contact for current and prospective suppliers
  • Responsible for maintenance of internal procurement SharePoint and document management


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous office and or buying experience preferred but not essential

Personal qualities

Customer focused, performance delivery focused, effective communicator, team worker

Desired qualifications

A level or above.

Future prospects

a successful candidate would have the potential to gain a career with Water Plus working in a Procurement Executive role.