Procurement Analyst Internship

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Becoming a Procurement Analyst Intern with Capita Central Government Services:

We currently have a very exciting opportunity for a university student or a recent graduate to join our Southampton based team on a year-long Procurement Internship. The purpose of the role will be work within the procurement team managing the buying process and understanding current and upcoming client requests to ensure relevant buying options are implemented.

This role is idea for either a student looking to undertake a year in business during their degree or someone who has recently graduated and is looking for their first role in this arena. This role is a one year contract.

What you will do:


Proactively reviewing data and identifying opportunities to source requirements and recommend opportunities for cost avoidance/control

Receiving, processing and placing purchase requests through a variety of workflow tools following client specific policies and processes

Undertaking the end to end management of quotation activities including market research, supply options appraisal, to identify opportunities to reduce costs and drive process efficiencies

To manage and execute the tactical buying process for general, low to mid value spend categories

Understand incoming client requests and specification, follow up with the client where required (by phone, email etc) to ensure specifications are clear in order to select the best tactical buying options

Your experience will include:

* Studied/studying for a degree in a business related subject
* A keen desire to forge a career in the procurement industry
* Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
* An analytical and proactive approach to work
* Good communication skills both written and verbal
* IT literate (MS Office package) and adept at learning new systems

About Capita Central Government Services

Capita has been a trusted partner of many central government departments and agencies for 30 years. We’ve delivered innovative and efficient ways of working that have helped the government to cut costs while improving the quality of service to the public. We offer flexible and bespoke service delivery arrangements to meet the challenges involved in transforming public services and to secure specific policy outcomes within budget. We also look to design solutions in ways that meet government’s wider policy objectives such as increasing transparency, digital service access, opportunities for SMEs, workforce skills and economic growth.

Central Government Services are part of Capita Plc, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers’ needs, we’ve helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

For the duration of your contract, we will work with you to make sure you can perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary, we will give you a holiday allowance and access to the company pensions scheme (dependant on your length of service. You will also have access to a wealth of internal opportunities that could open the door to continuing your career with Capita.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact Jo Robinson via email at for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership
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