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Apprentice - Commissioning and Procurement
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Apprentice - Commissioning and Procurement (Level 4 Diploma in Commercial Procurement and Supply Chain) CIPS
Salary Details: Apprentice 1st year £15,207 (Salary Increase in Year 2 following assessment)
Job Term: Fixed Term (2 Years)
Appointment Type: Full-time
Hours: 36 (20% study time)

Get Ahead in Sutton…It’s Your Future!
Are you enthusiastic, driven and committed?
Would you like to take up a professional procurement and commissioning career in the public sector?
Would you like to gain a higher level qualification from a University?

Sutton Council is committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities for people of all ages to develop themselves, through real and varied job roles across the Council.

Apprenticeships combine working with studying for a work-based qualification from GCSEs or equivalent up to degree level. The length of the apprenticeship programme varies according to the type and level of apprenticeship, but all apprenticeships take at least a year to complete.

Are you interested in getting a head start in a career in Commissioning and Procurement?

An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has arisen, working in Sutton Council’s Commissioning and Procurement Service. The role is for a two-year fixed term contract aimed at people of all ages, who have the enthusiasm and energy, are motivated to learn quickly and progress or change their career.

As a higher level Commissioning and Procurement Apprentice, you will be trained in a wide variety of work including analysing data, working with customers and service providers, project management and You will use your own initiative to improve processes with the ultimate aim of ensuring that services are achieving the best possible outcomes for our residents.

This role will be based in the Commissioning and Governance Service, which includes the Social Care Commissioning Team and the Procurement Service. There will also be the opportunity to work with the Environment, Housing and Regeneration Commissioning and Contract performance team. These teams lead council planning and monitoring services.

Previous work experience is not a prerequisite and full training will be given, but we are looking for people with a desire to achieve a higher level qualification with a university. With drive, enthusiasm, the right attitude and some core skills such as good communication skills, being a team player and ICT literacy.
You must also have the commitment to complete the training programme and qualifications associated with the apprenticeship. Study time will form 20% of this role.

In return, we can offer you:

A good rate of pay while you learn new skills and gain a Level 4 CIPS qualification by attending a London University.
The opportunity to learn from experienced staff working within a high performing and widely respected Council.
Further develop your communications skills by interacting your team and with wider customers, colleagues and staff across the organisation.
Working in an organisation passionate about offering an excellent, services.
Plenty of opportunities to develop key skills that will help you get ahead in your career.

We also offer:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities, including Ikea, Morrisons, iTunes, Iceland, Mothercare, Boots, Argos, Marks and Spencer, Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Legoland, Nandos, TGI Fridays and many more!
season ticket loans
Bicycle loan facilities and cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Subsidised gym membership

Apply now if you want an interesting and challenging job.

Role Profile.docx

The deadline for applications is 12 March 2018

Please apply either through the Sutton Council website or the National Apprenticeship Service website, and upload your C.V. via either of these online portals.

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