2021 Purchasing Officer Apprentice

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Recruiter
Kier Group Plc Kier Group C/O Marriot Constr
Location
. Fao: Accounts Payable, Rushden, NN10 6EN
Salary
£20,000.00 - £25,000.00 annually
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
02 Dec 2020
Ref
VAC001665801
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
You'll be responsible for the provision of the quality procurement service to both internal and external Kier stakeholders. With the appropriate training and guidance, you can expect to provide comprehensive and efficient purchasing services to our Construction and Infrastructure based businesses and undertake tenders to secure competitive pricing. You will also spend time with our Category Management team and Buying team to further develop and strengthen your skills in the procurement environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We're looking for someone who has a passion, and dedication, for a career in Procurement. To be successful in the role you'll have excellent customer service skills, being able to build and maintain strong relationships at Kier and with external stakeholders.

With proven skills in working within a team, you'll have strongproblem-solving skills all whilst being able to keep organised. Previous experience in using Microsoft Office packages (Excel/Teams/Outlook) is also desirable.organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Team worker
  • Reliable
  • Punctual


Desired qualifications

To be eligible for the programme you need a minimum of at least two A-Levels or equivalent (or international alternative) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate qualification is required. Alternatively, you will have two years' relevant experience in a business environment.

Future prospects

An exciting opportunity to begin your career in Procurement, you could go on to continue providing purchasing services, undertaking tenders and securing competitive pricing. Or you could move into category management or buying teams to further expand your knowledge.

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