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Procurement/Insurance Assistant

Finance Department

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £19,730 to £22,017 per annum
Fixed Term End Date: 31/05/2020
Closing Date:  Friday 15 March 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2019
Reference:  FI5085-19-056

An exciting development opportunity has arisen in our Finance Team for an existing University of Brighton student looking for a placement in the 2019/20 academic year.

You will have the opportunity to learn about procurement and insurance management supporting the team with a range of tasks and ad hoc projects, gaining valuable experience in the following areas:

  • General procurement practice including tendering

  • EU procurement Law and contract management

  • Insurance claim management

  • Insurance renewal processes

You should be able to plan and prioritise your own workload and be computer literate, proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel to edit and produce financial spreadsheets. The ideal candidate will confident to respond clearly to queries from staff across the University and have previous experience, paid or unpaid, of working in a customer focussed environment.

Please note that this post is only open to current University of Brighton students looking to undertake a placement year. The role is anticipated to be for approximately 12 months with a start date to this post of early June 2019, depending on the successful applicant's studies.

Job-sharers are welcome to apply.

If you would like further information about this post, please feel free to contact Julian Wood, Head of Procurement & Insurance Services at or by calling 01273 642725.

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the "working here" section of our vacancies page.


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