Higher Level Apprentice Support Officer

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

We're looking for someone who is committed and motivated and can help Sefton Council manage contracts and tenders, provide advice and support to colleagues and bring in innovation into how we buy goods and services.

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Weekly wage

£156.60 - £295.56

Total hours per week

36 hours

Expected duration

24 Months

Possible start date

01 May 2020


Support procurement projects, maintain Council Contract registers, maintain and data cleanse Liquidlogic social care commissioning systems, issue Contracts and schedule supplier reviews.  Support the management of Agresso Purchase Orders.  Provide advice to Commissioners to ensure requisitions are completed correctly and encourage compliance with Council Contracts.   Collaborate with the Communications team to promote opportunities to heighten awareness of tendering opportunities. 

Working week

Monday to Friday

36 hour per week

Date posted

12 Feb 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Higher Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


Communication skills,IT skills,Attention to detail,Organisation skills,Customer care skills,Problem solving skills,Presentation skills,Administrative skills,Team working,Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4) Essential,GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4) Essential,A Level or equivalent Related subject (Grade A - E) Desired

Future Prospects

Support from the Corporate Apprenticeship Team to look at job searching opportunities and possible progressions within the organisation

About the employer

Local Authority


Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Training provider

You will gain a L4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

Training framework

Commercial Procurement and Supply

Training provider



Corporate Apprenticeship Team


0151 934 2448

Application instructions

Please email apprenticeships@sefton.gov.uk to request a job pack and application form and quote the apprenticeship post title.

Application closing date: 01 Mar 2020

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