Trainee Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00085194-1
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: £21,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An opportunity to join a vibrant and fast paced Procurement team based in Norwich with a company who believes in people development – A rare opportunity for a recent business graduate interested in a career within procurement -  you will gain valuable experience across the following disciplines:

Identifying requirements for goods, materials, and services
Researching and identifying reliable suppliers
Commercial negotiation
Writing requests for bids and awarding supply contracts
Delivering value across the categories 
Skills and Attributes required:

Undergraduate degree with an appetite for a procurement career in a fast-paced environment
Enjoyment of negotiation
Implementor of KPI’s to measure spend, to reflect benefit for stakeholder and organisation
Great interpersonal skills: procurement is very much about relationships and networking
An ability to question the norm with a challenging, creative mindset
Financial acumen and analytical skills
Drive and t3enancity to make a positive contribution 
Strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills with a willingness to develop
Student membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is a distinct advantage
Opportunity will lead to a full study package to achieve full CIPS membership (MCIPS) for the right individual

We are certified as a Covid-19 secure employer – having complied with Government’s guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19.

Through Anglian’s value to “Succeed Together” we are committed to Equality and Diversity. We recruit the ‘best person for the job’ regardless of age, race, colour, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability - creating an inclusive working environment and culture for all our employees