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Trainee Faculty Buyer

Are you interested in developing experience in a purchasing role? Do you have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships?

You will provide a professional, customer focused, procurement service supporting the purchasing needs of three of the University faculties (Satellite 3). 

Working with University colleagues and suppliers, you will ensure that the University is obtaining value for money when purchasing goods, supplies and services, and that procurement processes are carried out in an effective and efficient manner. You will have a proactive approach to problem solving, helping to resolve purchasing and invoice queries. You will work with the SAP purchasing system (P2P) and other in-house procurement systems entering information and generating reports.

You will be self-motivated and resourceful with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people and as part of a team. You will have strong numeracy and literacy and IT skills and be willing to undertake the required training courses.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Richard Lewis, Purchasing Manager 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6971, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Corporate Services
School/Institute:  Purchasing
Category:  Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 3 to Grade 4
Salary:  £16,654 to £21,585 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Tuesday 02 January 2018
Reference:  CSPUR1019
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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