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Procurement Assistant

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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15,321 a year (with progression following completion of training)
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Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a best-practice procurement team with responsibility for over £100m of non-pay spend in one of the UK's top universities. The post will provide wide-ranging support across Procurement Office areas such as travel management, e-Procurement and supply chain monitoring systems as well as providing support to all aspects of procurement activities.

You will have one of the following:

  • CIPS Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations
  • Two A-Levels (or International Equivalent)
  • Minimum of two years' experience in a business environment

You will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills along with good interpersonal skills. You will be able to work flexibly and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload. Additionally, you will be committed to completing the Apprenticeship scheme and achieve the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Level 4 Diploma.

The North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) and its members, of which the University of York is one, strongly believe in bringing new talent into the procurement profession. As a result of their ongoing commitment to developing skills within the HE Sector, NEUPC are providing CIPS training for procurement support roles such as this one.

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