Graduate Opportunity

2022 Graduate - Procurement

Birmingham

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As a Procurement Graduate, you will be based within a Mace UK office. However, you may be required to attend Client offices during secondments/placements.

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A high-level summary of the activities you will be undertaking is as follows:  

  • Assisting in developing strategic procurement plans and the associated risk matrices, route comparisons and reporting
  • Assisting in the delivery of procurement processes and activities
  • Assisting the development and implementation of contract management plans, compliance and obligations matrices
  • Working with colleagues to manage how supply chain are delivering on contracts for works, goods and services
  • Carrying out contract management, filing and contract administration activities
  • General administration, meeting minutes, booking visitors, meeting rooms, and arranging facilities for events
  • Preparing data and information to support management decisions in regard to selecting suppliers.

You will also be enrolled on Mace’s graduate scheme, a 2-year programme whereby your technical and soft skills will be developed through the attendance of regular sessions with the rest of your cohort.

Soft Skills

In addition to the aforementioned entry requirements, candidates will also be;

  • Willing to learn and ask the necessary questions
  • Able to integrate within a team and communicate effectively with Clients and Consultants alike
  • Able to think differently and desire to innovate and redefine the boundaries of ambition
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the Microsoft Office suite of documents.

Entry requirements for this role are 2:1 in a relevant accredited degree e.g. STEM subjects, Business Management, Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Design Management, Civil Engineering. Overview Be a part of our Consultancy Procurement and Supply Chain business that spans our five global hubs, where you can lead and oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors. 

Qualifications

Full membership and Chartered Status in Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), dependant on degree and agreement with line management.

Benefits

  • 22 days' of holiday, plus two ‘Mace Days’ to support work-life balance, bank holidays and December holiday shut down.
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Season ticket loan

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