Aspen: Procurement Graduate Programme (Gauteng)

Procurement Graduate Programme (Contract) (Gauteng)

Work Level Student/Graduate Job Type Contract Salary Market Related Duration 9 - 12 Months EE Position No Location Gauteng Reference Number 15112021


OBJECTIVE: The Procurement graduate will be employed on a graduate programme to advance their skills in Purchasing as the person chosen will have this as their primary interest. The Procurement graduate will go through a robust training process whilst being exposed to creating basic Purchasing functions under supervision. They will be working under the guidance of an experienced Senior Procurement Administrator. This person would be exposed to the various departments in order to gain Insight on the collaborative work required within the division. The second level exposure would be to the Business in stages to align with the business support aspect of this role and understand where the role fits in within the organisation. As a graduate you will be exposed to the following:

  • Spending time with Procurement Administrators

  • Basic Procurement and Purchasing knowledge – look at interactions within Procurement and how the various teams fit in and collaborate

  • Training provide on receiving Requisitions, creating RFQ, Creating Purchase Order and Receipting of Purchase Orders

  • Gain an understanding of SAP Procurement module

  • Meeting with External departments involved

  • Exposure to Procurement department to understand how data is incorporated into useful models for the business

  • Assistance on work whilst learning

  • Accompanying meetings


  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel and PowerPoint

  • Basic skills in effective communication verbally and in writing with diverse groups including business associates, technical associates.

  • The ability to interact with colleagues.

  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Matric/ Grade 12

  • Must have a completed relevant Degree in B.Com /Diploma in Procurement and Purchasing Management

Aspen is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and suitably qualified job applicants are invited to submit their CV online on or before the 22 November 2021. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups through a fair recruitment and selection process in accordance with laws governing employment equity, where such laws are applicable to the Aspen entity that will employ the successful candidate. If you have not heard from the HR department within 30 days of this advert closing, please consider your application unsuccessful. Internal Applications must be completed using an Aspen mailing address after applicants have had informed their direct line managers of their application.

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