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Undergraduate Placement (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)


Undergraduate Placement (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

  • Homer Road, Solihull

Business Area: Group Operations

Brief description

As an Undergraduate in Procurement you will be an individual with strong organisational, data management, and analytical skills, who is also confident in building excellent working relationships with cross functional areas.

Working in an evolving environment the successful applicant must also demonstrate a capacity for idea generation and process development.

Purpose of the role

To assist the Supply Chain Manager in the execution of the long and short-term Procurement projects which will be on-going during the term of the placement.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Participation in Procurement projects that will encompass the end to end supply chain
  • Maintenance of project plans and documentation
  • Contribution to development of group wide procurement processes and procedures
  • Support development of Management Information (MI) and associated reports
  • Collation of data for MI
  • Act as a representative of the Procurement function across the Group


  • Strong IT Skills, particularly with Excel and Spreadsheet analysis
  • An inquisitive mind and the confidence to ask questions to develop knowledge and understanding
  • Strong numeracy skills and the ability to analyse data
  • The ability to communicate with the team effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Organisation skills, particularly being able to prioritise work effectively

Qualifications and experience

Currently undertaking undergraduate studies in business studies, procurement, supply chain, or similar. Grade C or above GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics, however a Grade C or above A-level in Mathematics would be preferred.

Working hours

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (one hour for lunch).


Relevant training will be provided.


Please send your application form to Human Resources by close of business on Friday 19th April. For candidates whose applications are progressed to the interview stage, we will be holding an assessment centre on Tuesday 4th June.

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Paragon Banking Group PLC.  Registered in England number 2336032.  Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands  B91 3QJ.

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