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Procurement Administrator Apprentice : South Norfolk Council



15th January 2020

Role Snapshot…

Do you enjoy working in a busy team that focuses on customer service, quality, accuracy and seeks out innovation? Want to start an exciting career in Local Government Procurement and earn while you learn? Then this could be the role for you!

What you could be part of…

This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to start a career within Local Government. We offer training, professionally recognised qualifications, real life experience and the chance to earn while you learn. You will be given the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to fully perform and dedicated time to complete your qualification. 

Working at South Norfolk and Broadland District Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focused services. Our success comes from being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and our employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

  • High -quality administrative support service to the procurement team dealing with all aspects of procurement including works, services and supplies
  • Respond to internal and external stakeholder enquiries over the telephone, email, web enquiries and in person.
  • Maintain detailed records of procurement processes
  • Study for a technical qualification with the professional body – Level 3

You must have…

GCSEs including Maths and English (or equivalent), a basic knowledge of the apprenticeship and be able to demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm for working within Procurement Team. You must have good organisational skills, supported by strong IT skills, and a critical eye for detail alongside the ability to work to tight deadlines. Strong customer service skills with an ability to demonstrate tact and empathy.

This role will require you to complete a fully funded training qualification and as such, you should be committed to achieving this. This apprenticeship will allow you to build a solid foundation in Local Government/Private/Public Sector Procurement.

What’s in it for you…

Our package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), flexi time, on site staff restaurant, compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need.  You will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan.  We also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

You may still have questions and can contact on Ian Purdom 01508 533645 or Julie Hodges on 01508 533934 to answer these for you.

Interview Date: 14 February 2020

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 28/01/2020


£11,833 - £16,981 per annum


This job is located in South Norfolk House, Long Stratton; Thorpe Lodge, Norwich, Norfolk

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