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Project Procurement Paid Intern 12 Months


Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Trigonos (Swindon, Trigonos) , United Kingdom (GB) 

Full time, Fixed Term 




This role, which is a 12 month paid internship is based within the RWE Renewables UK Categories Procurement team who have responsibility for expenditure with external suppliers including works and services covering consenting, engineering and vessel provision associated in the global Development requirements for our Offshore Wind Farms.


Main Purpose of Job:

  • Supporting the implementation of Project Procurement strategies for a wide range of commodities and services in support of investment and operational activities
  • Supporting the Project Procurement Managers and the Heads of Project Procurement in processing daily requests from the various functional teams to place contracts with external providers of goods and services
  • Building good working relationships within the team
  • Assist the Project Procurement team with SAP data entry and SAP data extract analysis (eg. Supplier spend data)
  • Supporting the issue, receipt and evaluation of tenders



There are multiple base locations available for the successful candidate. During the placement, the successful candidate will receive exposure to many aspects of Project Procurement, and as such a degree of travel and time away from their base location will be required.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Support end-to-end formal tender enquiries to the market
  • Support high-value, strategic ‘one-off’ purchases via formal tender enquiries
  • Support long-term supply strategies in alignment with developing business principals
  • Apply the highest levels of Procurement Governance to frequent one-off transactional requirements to support an ageing fleet of Wind Assets
  • Attend and support supplier negotiations
  • Exploit opportunities from an evolving marketplace, reduce costs, optimise budgets
  • Supply security and Minimise expenditure
  • Improved supply chain
  • Ensure compliance to Central Procurement and Audit procedures
  • Through structured market research and planning, deliver contractual arrangements with third party suppliers which represent optimal value


Challenges of the Job:

  • Interfacing with multiple end-users to establish commonality of approach
  • Compliance to Procurement & Audit procedures
  • Significant volume of work, prioritising activities with the business


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good Communication (written and verbal) and Organisational skills
  • Good Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • No prior experience within the Procurement field is required but you must have an interest in Procurement and the renewable industry


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 64810, application deadline 04/10/2022

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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