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Apprentice Procurement Assistant

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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/10/2021 23:59
Starting Salary £10,209. Fixed Term 18 months
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Oct

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Further information

Corporate Procurement – REF: P524239

Job title: Apprentice Procurement Supply Assistant
Service area: Corporate Procurement
Job ref: P524239
Salary: from £10,209
(37 hours per week).
Closing date: Midnight on 24th October 2021
Gateshead Council is committed to providing our residents and customers with the highest quality of service and we believe that the key to achieving this is to recruit enthusiastic, talented people with the right skills, knowledge, attitude and behaviour.

About you…

If you have or expect to get GCSEs at grade A-C/grade 9-4 including Maths and English, then an apprenticeship with Gateshead Council could be for you.

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Supply Assistant apprentice.

On our Procurement Supply Assistant apprenticeship you may cover the following: Understanding the role of procurement within the organisation and the regulations and processes, value for money concepts, supplier approvals and the importance of due diligence and many other things relevant to the role. You will work with colleagues across Gateshead to apply the practical skills you will develop from attending training.

Benefits of working for us….

We know that we can’t achieve our vision without the right team of people.

We expect our employees to work in partnership with colleagues, and to apply their skills effectively with commitment and enthusiasm. In return we do our best to make sure they are happy in their work by listening to their ideas and making them feel welcome.

If successful you will be able to take advantage of:

A standard working week of 37 hours

Fair rates of pay for all colleagues across the business (NJC Job Evaluation Scheme)

24 days annual leave on appointment, rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service (plus eight bank holidays)

Local Government Pension Scheme (employee contribution incremental depending on salary, with an employer contribution of 17.9%)

Training and personal development opportunities that enable colleagues to reach their full potential

Access to occupational health services including, physiotherapy and counselling services

A supportive working environment which promotes equality of or opportunity for all

So, what next…

If you feel you meet the essential requirements of the role, then we can offer you the opportunity to gain fantastic exposure and build your profile with an organisation that puts people at the heart of its strategy.
We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
So, if we have captured your attention and sparked your interest, we look forward to receiving your application.
The practical bit….

Read the job profile and ensure you meet the essential requirements of the role. Remember in order to be short listed you need to ensure you evidence that you have met the essential criteria (minimum criteria). Ensure you provide examples where applicable.
Complete our application form and return it by email or download the printable application forms.
Shortlisting will be by application, online interview for this vacancy.
Applications are to be returned by email or post no later than midnight on 24th October 2021 to janinecopeland@gateshead.gov.uk

Application form and application guidance can be downloaded from Gateshead Council website at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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