Stores Assistant (Part Time)

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Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our procurement team at the Department of Veterinary Medicine.

You will undertake a full range of duties to support the procurement of goods and services on behalf of the Department, Hospital and Research Groups to ensure the smooth running of the procurement and stores service. You will provide the first point of contact for staff and students seeking procurement related information and guidance.

You will have GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 or above and/or equivalent level of work-based experience. You will be familiar with use of MS Excel and use of on-line procurement systems and will have demonstrable knowledge of facts, principles, processes, and general concepts related to purchasing and stores.

Good written and communication skills and interpersonal skills, a patient attitude, tact, and diplomacy are important, as is the ability to work as a proactive team player.

The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst achieving accuracy and paying attention to detail, is imperative. You will also be required to work on your own initiative within the scope of your role.

In return, we offer the opportunity to work with a small friendly team and offer the following:

Generous paid annual leave including bank holidays Defined benefit pension scheme Enhanced family friendly policies Access to a dedicated Personal and Professional Development team Wellness programme including Occupational Health team and Staff counselling Staff discount scheme including shopping vouchers Cycle to work scheme Travel to work loans Eye care voucher scheme Discounted gym membership

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Julie Ingham on

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Interviews will be held: 10 January 2024

Please quote reference PP39341 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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