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Apprentice Procurement Assistant Level 4 - Birmingham - 2023 BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

Balfour Beatty are offering an Apprenticeship in Procurement where you will gain a qualification at level 4 (HNC) whilst working and embed the knowledge you are learning from your course. Processing requisitions, sourcing and placing purchase orders for direct and indirect materials, goods and services to support out business.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,850.00

  • Working week

    9am-5pm (TBC) Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120682

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Processing requisitions, sourcing and placing purchase orders for direct and indirect materials, goods and services to support out business
  • Support the preparation of Invitation to Tenders, including inputting into procurement strategy documents
  • Support in the issuing, collation and analysis of Supplier Performance Management Scorecards
  • Managing the websites where project supply chain opportunities are advertised. Receiving and collating responses to advertised opportunities and managing new supplier enquiries
  • Deal with communications (mostly over the telephone and face to face) with other stakeholders in the business
  • Use a variety of Microsoft Packages (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) to compose and update documents

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

What the apprenticeship will offer: 

You will follow a training programme as part of our Industry recognised Apprenticeship programme, geared towards you achieving Commercial Procurement and Supply (L4).

The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 24 months.

Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths (GCSE equivalent), and
L4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career development support available and further career development within Balfour Beatty.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE (Grade 4/ C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade -2 A levels grades A-C) Essential

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

Employer

BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

Address

CRSA Aston Meteor Park,

Unit 1, Meteor Park,

1 Argyle Street,

PR5 8AL

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Training

Training provider

THE APPRENTICE ACADEMY LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023