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Apprentice Business / Procurement Support Officer - £7.83 per hour



10th May 2018

This apprenticeship is for a Level 3 Apprentice Business Support Officer role.  For the first 12 months, you will be trained to undertake business administration activities within the Procurement Support team. 

Following a 12-month review of progress, the appointed apprentice may be asked to undertake a further apprenticeship period covering Commercial Procurement and Supply with a view to gaining a Level 4 Diploma and a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply qualification in procurement.

You will undertake a Business Administration apprenticeship with an accredited apprenticeship provider with which you will have regular meetings and time allocated to you on a weekly basis to enable you to complete all associated coursework to support your qualification.

The Procurement Support Team provides both systems and procurement helpdesk support to staff within the county council, schools and district/borough councils to enable effective procurement of goods and services. 

Purpose of Role:

  • To report to the Procurement Support Manager to provide effective business support to the team and eventually basic procurement support to the organisation
  • To work on the Procurement Support Helpdesk and respond to enquiries from customers in own and other Directorate’s who are placing purchase orders or undertaking their own quotations and tenders.
  • To assist customers with the use of electronic systems for purchase order processing and tendering. To provide business support services to the Commercial Team.
  • To undertake specific procurement tasks as delegated including – but not limited to – undertaking quotations and further competitions following defined procurement processes

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 29/05/2018


£7.83 per hour


This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Suffolk County Council is the administrative authority for the county of Suffolk in England. It is run by 75 elected county councillors, representing 63 divisions. The main offices are located in Ipswich, with supporting services located elsewhere across the....

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