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Sourcing Assistant Apprentice Wolseley Uk Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. Join us and gain a recognised Apprenticeship to further your career.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri, times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To support and manage the day to day administration and analytical requirements of the Sourcing team
  • Support Senior Sourcing Managers with key supplier negotiations 
  • Succession planning–a successful candidate will continue to develop through PDP and Objective management with a view to developing into a Category manager/Sourcing Manager role    
  • Raise special deals including gathering information from suppliers and tracking/chasing payments
  • Gather data and content to support preparation of supplier review slides
  • Manage supplier review meeting schedule
  • Assist in maintenance of SBT including YoY performance reporting and FY forecasting
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis to support deal assessment, sourcing KPI performance, supplier performance etc.
  • Support sourcing effectiveness programme; tracking and reporting, information gathering etc
  • Update Super Stan terms
  • Admin link between Sourcing and PFM (on system terms/tri-recs, SPIN process, invoice query escalation)    
  • Point of contact for suppliers to exchange information and data
  • Support materials/commodity price and currency tracking
  • Tracking of extended supplier base terms administration (B suppliers Super Stan/PFM)
  • Tracking/logging of ‘benefit abandonment’ 

At Wolseley you will be working towards your Business Admin Apprenticeship Level 3 over the course of 15 months.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Business Objects (or equivalent) Computer Skills
  • Acumen for sensitive data filing and retrieval for Audit
  • Internal PFM system knowledge
  • Negotiation experience - (not essential)

Personal qualities

  • Ambitious, driven and strong self-motivator
  • Strong communicator across multiple work levels 
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation of tasks 
  • Ability to work accurately & quickly to agreed deadlines
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving ability
  • Ability to read and articulate reports
  • Strong cross functional engagement to achieve KPI’s 

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Ongoing support and development.

About the employer

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first-choice specialist merchant for trade customers.


Wolseley Uk Limited


Kingmaker Court


CV34 6DY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Business Admin Level 3 apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2021