Procurement Apprentice

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£8,919.41 per annum
Posted
16 Dec 2021
Closes
17 Jan 2022
Job Ref
RA0003027
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us and the Role

 

Warwickshire County Council is offering an exciting opportunity for 2 people to join their Procurement Team as Procurement Apprentices. The apprenticeship is a great opportunity to work with experienced Procurement professionals and to earn a salary, whilst working towards a qualification and gaining a firm understanding of how projects are managed within local government.  The apprenticeship gives you hands on work experience, supplemented with a recognised study programme.

The roles will focus on providing support to both members of the procurement team and the wider Authority.

This support will be developed by gaining an understanding of all functions of procurement; from project scoping to completion including understanding of approval stages, the tendering cycle, preparation of evaluation documents and managing the process, contract award, contract registers, forward procurement plans, social value, ethical issues, and supplier relationships through contract management.

The apprenticeship

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Level 3 Procurement and Supply Assistant apprenticeship.

During this apprenticeship you will be required to spend a minimum of 20% of your employment hours in off the job training. You will be managed and supported throughout the training and assessment programme.

The apprenticeship will give you a foundation for pursuing a career within a Procurement setting or progressing to Contract Management.

You must have

To be considered for this post you will need a basic level of numeracy, literacy and ICT skills, as well as least five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths.

 

Skills needed

  • Good administration and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal and sound communication skills
  • Able to handle challenging situations
  • The ability to work as part of a team, under pressure and on your own initiative
  • Be self-motivated with a flexible and positive attitude.

 

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.  

SRSCC will be the main training provider. Please see the link below.

Link to course details

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact John Hopper Email: johnhopper@warwickshire.gov.uk or Mark Baker Email: markbaker@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Monday, 17th January 2022

 

Interview date: Week commencing 24th January 2022

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

  

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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