2019 Group Industrial Placement - Procurement

Job Type Graduates / Placements
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 31/10/2018
Vacancy Type
Placement - 12 Month
Salary £19,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours working 9.00am - 5.30pm or 8.30am - 5.00pm.

Flexibility at times will be required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Industrial Placement Programme within Procurement will make you see retail in a new light. Our unique Partnership different and approach to business will enable you to get the most out of your placement year. Our placements combine hands on experience with real projects you will also receive relevant on the job training.

Within the Procurement Placement will support various activities across the Procurement Department and gain experience of how Group Procurement supports and delivers value to John Lewis Partnership.

Tasks will include supporting procurement projects, managing tender activity, data analysis, supplier and stakeholder communications as well as general administrative duties required to support procurement activities across the Partnership.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be a member of the Procurement Development Team, and spend time rotating through assignment roles in other teams in Sourcing, Purchasing, Category Management, Governance, Process, and Systems.

Project work will involve visiting and working with other teams and
suppliers throughout the Partnership across areas such as IT, Marketing, Professional Services (such as Personnel, Legal and Health Care), Retail Operations, Distribution, and Property.

Job Requirements

Coordinate and collaborate with agencies, internal stakeholders, marketing, e-commerce, and customer sales and support teams to ensure content is accurate, engaging and relevant.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

The minimum application requirements are as follows:

As part of your degree, be able to take a year out in industry commencing July 2019

The assessment centre for this role will be held in early December 2018. The placement will start on Monday 8th July 2019.

Our application window is scheduled to close on the above date, however, in the event of a large response we will close applications early and will be unable to accept any further applications. We would, therefore, encourage interested individuals to apply early.

Please note, we will only accept one application for any of the Partnership Industrial Placement schemes. If you apply for more than one scheme, we will take the first application we receive. You will then receive an email notifying you of the withdrawal of any subsequent applications.

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