Industrial Placement - Procurement

Job Type Graduates / Placements
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 25/10/2019
Vacancy Type
Placement - 12 Month
Salary £19,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Industrial Placement Programme within Procurement will make you see retail in a new light. Our unique Partnership difference 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 Procurement, the placement student will support various activities across the Department and gain experience of how Group Procurement supports and delivers value to John Lewis Partnership.

Job Requirements

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 Supply Base Management, 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 (e.g. Personnel, Legal and Health Care), Retail Operations, Distribution, and Property.

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 2020

The assessment centre for this role will be held in November 2019. The placement will start on Monday 6th July 2020.

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.

Please print off the job description now, as you will be unable to view it once the vacancy has closed.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

– Studying a Degree related to Business, Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics
– Detail orientated
– Comfortable with analysis and project Management
– Good at building stakeholder relationships

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