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Apprentice Procurement and Supply Assistant (2 Vacancies)



Applications for this role are now closed.

5th January 2022

37 hours per week

Permanent contract

The Procurement Team is responsible for managing multi-million-pound procurements, renegotiation of the Council’s biggest and most critical contracts and handling major supplier disputes. This role is at entry level into a procurement career. There are 2 positions available.

The broad purpose of this occupation is the process of procurement or buying goods and services. Procurement and supply assistants are vital for the smooth functioning of the procurement and supply department in any organisation. They are often responsible for ensuring data is correctly administered and maintained in accordance with legislation of the organisation's own procedures. They will use their knowledge of procurement regulations/policies to support the wider procurement team in tasks such as quotation and/or tender response evaluation, supplier database maintenance, purchase order review and conversion and stakeholder liaison. The individual will also often have purchasing requests and low risk contracts for which they will develop requests, quotes, or obtain prices and delivery. They will provide support in procurement to enable supplier selection, management and supplier closure and undertake a role in the management of supply delivery and quality assurance.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with their procurement teams as well as colleagues from other internal departments such as operational functions, finance, legal, IT and Corporate Property.

All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be County Hall, Norwich.  Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.

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Interviews will take place via video technology, where you will have the opportunity to discuss working arrangements.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 17/01/2022


£19,312 to £19,698 per annum


This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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