Purchasing & Procurement Assistant Apprentice Pavers Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a close-knit team whilst proactively learning on the job, reporting directly into the Procurement Coordinator. The apprenticeship will run for a duration of 2 years studying towards the CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply.

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    pay review at 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Managing requests and orders for non-stock consumables from stores
  • Fulfilling consumable orders
  • Stock counts and stock management of consumable supplies
  • Purchasing non-stock items using the Purchase Order Processing system
  • Raising and Reconciling Purchase Orders
  • Creation of Purchase codes
  • Support with our third party fulfilment centre
  • Vendor follow up communications
  • Ad-hoc support across the team

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

  • L3 CIPS certificate in Procurement and supply
  • Training will take place at our Head Office
  • One day per week training/ study time

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be further progression opportunities on completion of the course.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/5 or above) Desired

About the employer

Pavers Shoes is one of the UK’s leading shoe retailers. Established in 1971 we remain family owned-and-run, and also own and operate the Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes brands. Together we have over 1,500 people in our ever-expanding family. In 2021 we were voted one of the Top 10 Retailers in the country to work for (Best Companies), and in 2020 were recognised in the Sunday Times’ Top Track 250, and also won Best Footwear Retailer (Multiple) at the Drapers Awards.


Pavers Ltd


Catherine House Harwood Road

Northminster Business Park

Upper Poppleton

YO26 6QU

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Procurement and supply assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2023