Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship QUINTA RADDISON LTD

Working alongside our experienced procurement team you will liaise with our customers worldwide, negotiate with our suppliers for the best pricing and submit quotations for tender processing. Ensuring the goods supplied are of the highest quality and ready for supply to our customers around the world.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break at 1.00pm. You would often be expected to work outside of these hours for the satisfactory performance of your duties

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    28 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Researching and liaising with potential vendors
  • Obtaining and comparing pricing from suppliers
  • Negotiating on price and terms of business
  • Preparing quotations for customers
  • Placing and handling purchase orders
  • Track and progress orders to meet customer delivery dates
  • Coordinate with the warehouse and logistics team to ensure the quality of goods and deliveries are met on time

You will develop an understanding of:

  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • General customer service-related duties

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will be working towards the Commercial Procurement & Supply Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard
  • The apprentice will also complete a Level 4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Bi-weekly classroom attendance at Colchester Institute to complete 8 units (total of 4 sessions per unit)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of the Level 4 Qualification in Procurement and Supply, there are lots of opportunities within our expanding company to progress into a full-time role within Quinta Raddison Ltd for the right candidate
  • CIPS L4 is a pre-requisite for MCIPS (L6) and the full professional licence and offers the potential for Chartered status

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including maths and English (Grade 9-5/A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A-levels or other Level 3 qualification (Grade A*-C/Pass) Essential

Things to consider

UK Head Office is in a rural area that has no direct public transport links. Before you apply please check you can get to the office daily and to Colchester Institute when required.

About the employer

Quinta Raddison has been at the forefront of supplying Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) spare parts to Heavy Industrial plants worldwide since its formation in 1981. Quinta Raddison purchases spare parts from European and North American manufacturers and sells them to customers throughout Asia, Africa, Australasia, and South America. The Company runs a bonus scheme. Details would usually be provided at the end of the first year of employment upon successful completion of the course. Company benefits also include: workplace pension with employer’s contribution, 25 days per annum plus public holidays, and private healthcare is offered after the first year of employment upon successful completion of the course.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team


01206 712043

Apprenticeship standard

Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024