Supplier Management Apprentice

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Recruiter
Principal 1 Ltd
Location
Parsonage Business Park, Horsham, RH12 4AL
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001684788
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
Targets & Outcomes.

The role will help to support departmental goals and targets including cost savings generated through the proactive involvement of the department and because of new department lead efficiencies and process changes.

Responsibilities.

  • Assist with purchasing projects to select the best suppliers and deliver optimized value
  • Help to manage the supply chain mechanism to SLA's, Business Unit stakeholders & experts' requirements
  • Help to manage the relations with the suppliers to C Level (contract, implementation, performance and innovation)
  • Learn to and assist with building the tools, process and indicators to value the actual savings & other benefits delivered
  • Assist with the management of supplier rebate programmes to ensure that the Company derives optimum benefit and returns
  • Learn how to undertake risk management for supply contracts and ensure that robust contingencies are in place for critical items (alternate suppliers/items, risk mitigation plans etc.)
  • Learn how to perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Assist with accurate reporting of Procurement key performance measures (operational metrics, savings, quality, customer service etc.)
  • Involvement with the negotiating and drafting of contracts, whilst managing a large and varied workload and engaging with senior stakeholders


Skills Requirements.

  • Knowledge of/an interest in procurement principles, theories and processes
  • Ability to work on complex problems
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Very good verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills
  • Opportunity to study CIPS


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills
  • Very good verbal and written communication and presentation skills


Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of/an interest in procurement principles, theories and processes
  • Ability to work on complex problems
  • Flexible and adaptable


Desired qualifications

None but some office experience would be preferred.

Future prospects

Opportunity to study CIPS.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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