Procurement Graduate


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National Performance & Building Products

Job Introduction

Our Procurement team are responsible for delivering safe, sustainable value, developing long term strategies for the procurement of different goods and services we use. In our team you will be responsible for building relationships with key suppliers, managing a number of ‘spend categories’,  each with its own challenges, and opportunities. A great role for someone looking to start their career in procurement!​

Main Responsibilities

Typical activities may include:​

  • Engaging with teams in our business to understand business procurement needs, requirements, specifications, and objectives.​

  • Market and supply chain analysis using various tools to guide and inform sourcing strategies.​

  • Managing tender processes and analysing results to make informed decisions about supplier selection. Negotiating with suppliers to drive best value.​

  • Utilisation of  other sourcing tools such as E-Auctions and engaging with the wider CRH team (our global parent company) to synergise opportunities.​

  • Managing suppliers to ensure they are delivering goods and services required to the standard the business expects and ensuring contracts are compliant.​

  • Developing added value projects with suppliers to help improve the way we work and deliver further value throughout the lifetime of a contract.​

  • Role modelling an exemplary approach to Health and Safety (our no.1 business priority),  working collaboratively to build a culture of continuous improvement​ and taking pride in all work completed!​

Whilst you’re learning on the job, you’ll attend our Graduate core Skills Development Programme designed to expand your business knowledge, strengthen core skills and offer networking opportunities with other graduates and key stakeholders across the Tarmac business in order to successfully transition into your destination role​.​

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:​

  • A degree​

  • Communication skills.​

  • Organisation skills.​

  • Analytical skills​

  • Team work​

  • Adaptability.​

  • Problem solving.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.