Procurement Level 3 Apprenticeship at Softcat

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Procurement Level 3 Apprenticeship

Reports to: Hardware Team Leader
Salary: £16,500
Start date: 7th September 2020

For ambitious school leavers, a Softcat Apprenticeship is a great first step into the world of work. You earn, learn and gain qualifications while starting out on a structured career. Our award-winning scheme has set many Softcatters on the path to success.

Success. The Softcat way.

There’s a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That’s because we’re a technology solutions business built around our people. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Your role

This role sits within the Hardware Team providing day to day support to a busy Procurement and Sales department. This varied and fast paced role will give you insight into the overall purchasing process. Working as an integral member of the team you will be responsible for looking after the team’s shared inbox which can include requests and queries from both internal and external contacts. You will also be responsible for chasing our suppliers for all outstanding orders and maintaining accurate ETA (Estimated time of arrival) and invoice dates to ensure our customers are kept informed on the status of their order. Your day to day tasks will include responsibilities such as; managing a busy shared inbox via Outlook, supporting the wider team with any ad-hoc administrative tasks, working with distribution companies and Purchasers on order queries and working toward your qualification in Business Administration Level 3.

What we need from you

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task and work well under pressure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain large quantities of information
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Hardworking and conscientious
  • A willingness to learn and work as part of a busy team
  • You will need to have a minimum of 1 A-Level or 5 GCSE’s at 4 (C) grade or above including English & Maths.


We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.

About Softcat

We are one of the UK’s leading providers of technology solutions and services to Corporate and Public Sector organisations. We are a trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe, reselling their products and services in the form of tailored solutions into the business market.

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