Year in Industry - Procurement Undergraduate (Finance)

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

E.ON provides electricity and gas to millions of homes and businesses here in the UK. It’s incredibly complex work. It takes the talents of thousands of people to do what we do. Yet our vision is a simple one. We want to be the trusted energy partner for our customers. We’re doing that by making energy cleaner and simpler to understand. We’re also doing it by being genuinely helpful people and treating our customers fairly.

Job description:

We are looking for a Year in Industry - Procurement Undergraduate (Finance) to join our team in Nottingham or Coventry. Year in Industry - Procurement Undergraduate (Finance) At E.ON, we aim to give our customers ‘simpler products, at fair prices and a responsive, friendly and helpful service’. The Procurement team helps honour our ‘fair prices’ promise, by looking for savings that we can turn into value for our customers.

What you’ll do

This is a Year in Industry placement where you’ll join the Procurement team for E.ON Renewables. Here, you’ll learn how we deliver value by ensuring every service and every product that we procure represents the best possible solution for both our customers and us. This includes:

•Ensuring compliance with group management policies
•Carrying out market research and supplier development
•Tendering, participating in eAuctions and negotiating with suppliers for renewables demands
•Managing stakeholders
•Supporting the team in delivering excellent customer service and carrying out admin duties as needed.

This placement could well prepare you for a future with us. Shine and we may fast-track you to the last stage of assessment for one of our graduate schemes. Equally, with the chance to explore our business whilst you’re here, you might find yourself securing a long-term career within procurement.

Required profile:

What we’re looking for

•You’re working towards a 2:1 degree in either a numerate or finance degree.
•You are highly numerate and have strong analytical and financial evaluation skills.
•You have strong communication skills.
•You’ll need to be competent in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel.
•You have an interest in the UK power and renewable energy market.
•You’ll need to be flexible and willing to travel (including international assignments).
•You’re good at spotting commercial opportunities.

Additional information

This role is based in Nottingham or Coventry.
Due to the nature of this role a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check may be required.
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To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to apply well in advance.

Please remember that we only want you to apply for the role you think is most suitable for you, and therefore you may only apply for one scheme.

E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

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