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Procurement Officer

JTL Training
£35,000 - £40,000
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Job Level
Executive / Officer
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

Procurement Officer


Closing Date: 31/05/24
Salary: 35000 - 40,000
Position Type: Permanent

  • A fantastic opportunity to join JTL as a Procurement Officer
  • Remote working available

About Our Client

JTL, established since 1990, is the leading work-based learning provider in the building services engineering sector across England and Wales. They are a not-for-profit charity, offering apprenticeships to approximately 8,000 learners and 3,800 employers across England and Wales.

JTL holds contracts with the Education Skills Funding Agency in England and is a subcontractor for Welsh Government funding in Wales. The company supports and delivers a growing choice of professional development training for those already working within the business services industry.

There are significant challenges for the world in which JTL operates. Stretched funding for further education, a skills shortage and an urgency to meet low carbon targets - these all bring a need to adapt and innovate to deliver high quality training for the future. In the face of these challenges, JTL will be at the forefront to ensure the UK has enough safe and qualified electricians and plumbers to deliver the work needed. Their forward-thinking strategy is a result of their culture of continuous improvement and learning with input from our employers, apprentices and other key stakeholders.

Job Description

Reporting to the Contracts & Procurement Manager and working as part of the larger finance team, the post holder will provide a high quality and timely procurement and expenditure accounting function through close working with all stakeholders, maintenance of the control environment and continual review of expenditure for cost saving.

The postholder will ensure compliance with all corporate requirements through the provision of timely and accurate financial information for use in financial procurement and contract management reporting, procurement planning, business partnering and audit.

The Successful Applicant

  • Ensure delivery of high volume, diverse and complex range of procurement expenditure and other financial accounting activities to set deadlines.
  • Provide support and back-up to relevant colleagues across wide range of activities, particularly in ensuring effective procurement.
  • Ensure compliance with Procurement Policy requirements.
  • Maintains records of financial transactions including the complete procurement cycle and when required assist finance colleagues on transactional activity for expenditure and procurement. Assist the Contracts & Procurement Manager in developing systems and processes to improve the planning, recording and reporting of procurement activity.
  • Assist the Contracts & procurement Manager in maintaining and delivering the procurement pipeline for the organisation. Maintain a register of frameworks and suppliers that can be utilised as part of JTL procurement ensuring these are updated and reviewed as required.

What's on Offer

  • Salary between £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
  • Remote based working
  • Flexible working hours

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.


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