Trainee Faculty Buyer

University of Leeds - Purchasing

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

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