Apprentice Procurement & Supply Assistant
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£8,913 - £17,189p.a. subject to Age (see below)
Hours per week:
37hours per week
Borough of Stockton on Tees
TO START SEPTEMBER 2021
We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to make a real difference and follow a stimulating and rewarding career, we would welcome an application from you to come and work with us as an Apprentice Procurement & Supply Assistant within the Highways & Street Lighting Operations team
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work. We truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce, increase diversity in the workplace and help us to deliver our ambitious plans.
JOB DESCRIPTION: To work as part of the Highways & Street Lighting Operations team, providing support and assistance in the process of procurement or buying goods and services.
The Procurement and Supply Assistant will undertake tasks associated with the quotation and/or tender process, supplier information management, purchase order and invoicing, supply delivery and quality assurance and stakeholder liaison whilst ensuring data is correctly administered and maintained in accordance with legislation.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Minimum 5 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualifications (must include English & Maths).
• If English and Maths has not been achieved, you will need an ability to achieve Level 2 qualifications in English & Maths – Initial Assessment to be completed and passed before job offer.
• IT Skills including ability to use Microsoft Office e.g. Word and Excel.
• Good communication skills - listening, spoken and written.
• Organised with a good attention to detail
APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to attend Darlington College and work towards completion of Level 3 Procurement & Supply Assistant apprenticeship qualification. PLEASE NOTE: You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in the same or similar subject.
APPRENTICESHIP BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package for apprentices. You will be given a fixed term contract allowing you sufficient time to complete your apprenticeship qualification (see below), with the potential to secure a longer-term position to grow within the organisation. We will provide you with a dedicated Mentor to support you during your apprenticeship and you will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and additional learning and development opportunities.
APPRENTICESHIP DURATION: 21 MONTHS
• Under 18 years old, £4.62per hour, £8,913per year
• 18 to 20 years old, £6.56per hour, £12,656per year
• 21 to 22 years old, £8.36per hour, £16,128per year
• 23 years and over, £8.91per hour, £17,189per year
HOW TO APPLY: Please ensure you refer to the information included in the Advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing your online application form. Additional information about current apprenticeship opportunities with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council can be found on our website: www.stockton.gov.uk/apprenticeships.
If you would like an informal discussion about the apprenticeship opportunity, please contact Rob Burrell on 01642 527185 or email: email@example.com
Interview Date: Wednesday 30 June 2021