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Procurement/Insurance Assistant

Finance Department

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £20,130 to £22,417 per annum
Fixed Term End Date: 28/05/2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 June 2020
Reference:  FI5085-20-116

An exciting development opportunity has arisen in our Finance Team for an existing University of Brighton student looking for a placement in the 2020/21 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 focused environment.

Please note that this post is only open to current University of Brighton students looking to undertake a placement. The role is for 10 months with an anticipated start date of September 2020.

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 

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

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


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