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Procurement Apprentice

Aggregate Industries UK Limited
If you’re interested in gaining a qualification whilst acquiring real work experience and career prospects in the construction industry and enjoy ‘learning by doing’, this could be the Apprenticeship for you!

Aggregate Industries UK Limited - Employer

Aggregate Industries, part of the global LafargeHolcim Group, is a leading supplier of sustainable construction materials to building and construction customers. Some of our previous and current major projects within the UK include; Birmingham International Airport, The Kelpies (Scotland), M1 Widening (J25 - J28), The Shard (London), Battersea Power Plant (London). With over 4,000 employees across the UK and Northern Europe, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment.

Aggregate Industries UK Limited


24 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

Management & Team Leading
Aggregate Industries UK Limited

Detailed Job Description

We are looking to offer a Procurement Apprenticeship at our Bardon Hill Office in Coalville, Leicestershire. Working in close collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders; key responsibilities and deliverables for the role include, but are not limited to

  • supporting the Category Manager with: Managing tendering, contracts and negotiation strategy, in line with Procurement plans; manage the tender/supplier selection/contract award and implementation process ensuring effective communication is maintained throughout.
  • Achieving strong, collaborative, and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Ensuring that department and individual performance targets are achieved through the maintenance of monthly progress reports.
  • Conducting regular risk assessments for all Procurement managed category.
  • Ensuring all key information on Procurement databases are maintained and kept up-to-date at all times.
  • Supply chain management to ensure Purchase to pay KPI’s are achieved.
  • Provide category expertise to the operational divisions to build their annual budgets.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s A-C Grades including Maths and English

Skills required

We are looking for someone who is highly organised and has the capability to lead and manage multiple projects effectively without compromise to quality. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate via various formats including presentation, email and telephone, at all levels of management. Good written English with competent use in Microsoft Office; experience of Google Drive is desirable but not essential. The individual must have the ability of strong IT skills, primarily in Excel, and with some knowledge and understanding of the industry and customer service delivery.

Personal Qualities

Future prospects

Further progression within the organisation is available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme

Additional Information

Training provided

Project Management Level 4

Babington - Learning Provider

Always at the forefront of innovation, Babington is a pioneer of the Apprenticeship programme. They ran the first Accountancy Apprentice in the country and the first Insurance Apprentice in the North of England. So they really have the experience and expertise needed to ensure top quality training.

If you're interested in what else Babington offer. Follow the link below.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babington on 01332 345450 or email: (Ref ID:82057)

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