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Procurement/Insurance Assistant - University of Brighton Student Placement

United Kingdom

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Procurement/Insurance Assistant - University of Brighton Student Placement Finance Department Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £23,144 to £25,138 per annum Fixed Term End Date: 31/07/2025 Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024 Reference: FI5094-24-104

Do you have an interest in Procurement and Insurance? We have an exciting opportunity in our Finance Team for an existing University of Brighton student looking for a placement in the 2024/25 academic year.

This student placement opportunity will provide support to Procurement & Insurance Services and ensure the continued success of the team. In the role you will have the opportunity to learn about procurement and insurance management supporting the team with a range of tasks and ad-hoc projects, gaining valuable experience in areas such as:

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has a willingness to take ownership of tasks.
  • Possesses a passion for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Has excellent communication skills and a helpful, confident manner.
  • Has a good working knowledge of IT, in particular the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Can work quickly and accurately, working as part of a team and autonomously.
  • Is confident to respond clearly to queries from staff across the University and suppliers.
  • Has previous experience, paid or unpaid, of working in a customer focussed environment.
  • The role is hybrid and has a requirement for 2 working days in the finance office, based on the Moulsecoomb campus, and the remaining week working from home.

    Please note that this post is only open to current University of Brighton students looking to undertake a placement year. The role is anticipated to be for approximately 12 months with a start date to this post of July 2024, depending on the successful applicant's studies.

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  • Job Description
  • The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage male applicants and all those from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The university is underrepresented by these groups at this job grade.

    For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

    Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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    Procurement/Insurance Assistant - University of Brighton Student Placement


    University of Brighton


    United Kingdom


    March 22, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

    With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

    The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

    The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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