Job Summary
  • Salary
    £13000 Yearly
  • Location
    Kings Cross , Kings Cross
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    12th May 2018
  • Employer Name
    Priority One IT Services
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.7 Miles
    • 19 Minutes
  • Address
    Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0AS, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

Do you want to work for a fast paced, busy and growing business based in the heart of Southwark? A fantastic opportunity has become available for a hard-working individual keen to kick start their career within the procurement department.

• Dealing with day-to-day procurement requests from clients through our Kayako Helpdesk ticket system.
• Responding to requests; selecting appropriate supplier to use for purchase (guided by Procurement Manager).
• Creating quotes for client in WorkflowMax system; following up appropriate authorisers at client-end for approval of quote before expiry; preparing invoice to client (sending invoice is done by Finance Assistant)
• Creating purchase orders in WorkflowMax system for items purchased; making orders through relevant suppliers for items on purchase orders; dealing with order when received in office as per order receipt process.
• Booking couriers including generating POs.
• Adhering to best practice procurement queue management as detailed by Finance Manager.
• Difficult tickets discussed with Procurement Manager & resolved or escalated to Procurement Manager/Finance Manager as appropriate.
• Procurement role also includes collection of deliveries from front desk & labelling appropriately, checking items received against PO, raising any issues with supplier; adding items to inventory system as required.
• Management of the WorkflowMax job costing system in conjunction with Finance Assistant; ensuring quotes are being approved, invoiced, purchase orders created & receipted, and all appropriate sales/purchase invoices going through Xero.

Working Week

Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. • Must have IT knowledge as you will need to understand the lingo
  2. • General knowledge about IT kit

Personal Qualities

  1. • Excellent communication skills
  2. • Motivated
  3. • Desire to succeed

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate and potential progression onto a higher apprenticeship.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Kings Cross


The Business Administrator apprenticeship programme is designed to help you become an excellent contributor towards operational efficiencies within a business. This will include interacting with both internal and external customers in a professional way, as well as applying skills learned throughout the programme within a business environment. The programme will include various workshops to aid with your development throughout, alongside: mentoring; reflection logs; PDP and much more!

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)