Purchase and Supply Category Support Apprentice

Bristol City Council
100, Temple Street, Bristol, BS1 6HT
£223.20 per week
23 Sep 2020
08 Oct 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Support on lower value / risk procurement, sourcing and tendering and associated commercial and contract management arrangements
  • Support and undertake analysis of data including spend, preparing reports, finding solutions and ensuring issues receive appropriate recognition and attention
  • Support in gathering and collating benchmarking data and market intelligence, collating
  • Support individual procurement projects and systems and ensure progress to completion
  • Support and undertake research and review procurement arrangements for commodities consistent with financial and procurement regulations, EU directives, UK Legislation and other national guidance for the authority

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Can you demonstrate how you have used computer packages like MS Office (outlook/excel/word etc.) to record and amend data/ information/letters and/or emails

Are you able to attend college, typically one day per week, and study for a level 4?

Personal qualities

Can you give an example of when you have used your spoken and written communication skills to answer a face to face and/or telephone enquiry?

Can you explain how you have worked cooperatively as part of a team? This can be at School or College or as part of a sports team

Can you explain your understanding of equalities and diversity issues in accordance with Bristol City Council's Equalities Policy - Equal Opportunities and Anti-Harassment.

Able to demonstrate basic financial and statistical calculations and secure handling of information

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE'sincluding maths and English in Grades grade C or 4 and above or equivalent

A full Level 3 qualification would be an advantage

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications or equivalent including the following: Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and have a willingness to learn new applications and technology as

Future prospects

To continue to work within the company and gain further qualifications

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