Operating Company: Berkeley Homes Capital

Application Reference Number: BHCAPPRO

Level: 3 Procurement & Supply Assistant

Entry Requirements: 

5 x GCSE must include English and Maths, (A*- C/9 -4). 


2 x A - Level C or above or; BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment grade MPP (Merit/Pass/Pass) 

Location: Aldgate East (London) 

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Starting Salary: £18,500

Application End Date: 26th June 2022

Brief Description: 

Working in a fast paced and ever-changing environment, you will support the procurement team to procure plant and materials achieving best value, budget and specification compliance maintaining good relationships with suppliers.

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Well-presented and business like
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Hard-working
  • Follows instructions
  • Flexible
  • Methodical and meticulous
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with suppliers
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, internet and email 
  • Takes pride in the job
Overview of the Role:
  •  Working with management to develop procurement documents
  • Preparing selected tender list for approval 
  • Assisting with material tendering
  • Holding and taking minutes of supplier and Pre-Order Meetings
  • Support and contribution supplier recommendations for management sign off
  • Approving supplier invoices 
  • Ensuring all procurement systems and databases are managed, maintained and information cleansed for accurate reporting
  • Attending project Team Meetings 
  • Attending supplier progress meetings
  • Collating relevant management information to report to the wider procurement team and in preparation for internal/external audits 
  • Support and contribution to resourcing new product and material suppliers, building relationships and partnerships for the benefit of quality of product and in pursuit of customer excellence
  • Working with internal and external clients/stakeholders to facilitate a wide range of procurement processes.
  • Being responsive to customer enquiries and support contract and supplier management activity across a range of commercial areas.
  • Always look for new ways, new systems that will make the Buying department more efficient.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard. 
  • To actively participate in own development plan under the supervision of your line manager, sub-contractor management team and the College assessor 
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description. 
  • To work safely and competently in a site and office based environment and to always adhere to Group Health and Safety Standards.
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, , supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role. 
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect.
  • To operate with a ‘one team’ approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues. 
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles in order to achieve a goal.
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a ‘can do’ mentality and work ethic.
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond.
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of customers and Berkeley Homes.
  • Act in accordance with the company Culture and Values of ‘Our Vision’ commitment to be a World Class Business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.

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