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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £29,500

Flexible, GB London, GB Gloucester, GB Edinburgh, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

Procurement Graduate Scheme

A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero. 


Join our Procurement Graduate programme and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today, whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow. 


"My undergraduate and postgraduate experiences on climate change attracted me to work in the energy sector and I think working in Supply Chain at EDF will allow me to create positive impacts on the environment”  

Christy Siu, Procurement Graduate 


The Procurement Graduate Programme:  


We’re recruiting for graduates to join our Procurement Programme. Our aim is to drive positive social and environmental change throughout our supply chain to help Britain achieve Net Zero. 


A wide range of suppliers provide works, goods and services to support the efficient running of our businesses in the UK. How do we maximise the value for EDF through the professional supply of third party goods and services? That’s the job of our Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain teams. 



Training, development and support for you:  


We’re passionate about your development.  Over this 2 year programme, we offer a tailored training path that will help develop your skills, knowledge and experience.  You’ll receive a range of learning interventions ranging from stakeholder management, leadership skills through to training that is more focussed on supply chain technical skills. You will also be offered the opportunity to seek the industry recognised CIPS qualifications. 


Recent graduates have helped source and procure over half a million pounds worth of goods for the Renewables business, as well as tendering, negotiating and placing a company-wide Meetings & Events contract.   


You could also be involved in projects looking at how we eliminate the use of all non-essential single-use items, or projects supporting our Net Zero ambitions and how we align to COP 26. 


Head to our Careers website for more information about the scheme and Graduate life at EDF



Where you’ll work:  


To get the most from our training during the programme you could be based at number of our sites to experience our diverse business.  Example locations include Croydon, Hove, Gloucester and Durham We’ll be on hand with practical and financial support when you relocate.   



What you’ll need to apply:  


  • At least a 2:1 in either a business management, business studies, supply chain management, economics, finance or logistics degree. 
  • Desire to learn and develop your skills. 
  • Professional outlook and commercial awareness  
  • Self-motivated and analytical, you’ll combine technical knowledge (specifically MS Office) with great all-round people skills 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 


What salary and benefits are we offering you? 


  • Starting salary of £29,500  
  • 25 days’ annual leave 
  • Market-leading pension scheme 
  • Support for CIPS professional qualifications 
  • Annual performance bonus 
  • Flexible benefits package 
  • Wellbeing and support services 


Why EDF?  


If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, our Graduate programme offers you the opportunity to develop an exciting career, whilst helping progress the UK towards a Net Zero future. 


Joining EDF means joining a company with a clear purpose to create a more sustainable energy future. We’re leading the charge for electric driving, investing in new carbon-cutting tech and innovating with Smart home technology; building Britain’s low carbon network and our nation’s low carbon economy. 


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice and where they can feel confident being themselves. We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.  


We’re an equal opportunities and a disability confident employer. If you meet the minimum criteria for a role, share with us if you have a disability and we’ll guarantee you an interview.  


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 

Job Segment: Procurement, Business Manager, Supply, Logistics, Sustainability, Operations, Management, Energy

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