Procurement Assistant Procurement Location: Avery Hill Campus
Salary: £13.32 per hour including LW Part Time Hours: 20 per week Contract Type: Fixed Term - 26 weeks Release Date: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: JS1098
As the Procurement Assistant you will be supporting the University with the efficient purchasing and tendering across a wide range of categories to support student outcomes. You will play an important role in ensuring the efficient and cost-effective procurement of these projects within tight timetables, providing accurate information for sound decision-making with reduced risks and not compromising quality.
The University has an ambitious strategy including delivering enhancements to our systems and estate and you will be making a real difference.
You will be working in a supporting environment offering variety, interest and opportunities to enhance your development in the Procurement profession.
We are seeking someone with experience of working with contractors, suppliers and consultants and a wide range of clients. You will also be experience in the use of Microsoft Office and other IT systems supporting Procurement. Training on Oracle and Delta e-sourcing will be provided.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Candace Bloomfield [email protected]
Should you have any queries please contact [email protected]
We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.
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The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.
We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment toEquality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.
We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.
We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.
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University of Greenwich
November 15, 2023
November 26, 2023
Business and Economics,Social Science
About the employer
The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.
Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.
The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.
The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.