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Apprentice Provisioning & Procurement Officer

Employer Description: 

Sota Solutions is a market-leading IT solutions company specialising in network infrastructure, data centre, and business continuity services for small, medium and large enterprises, public sector organisations, and other service providers. 

Job Overview: 

The Apprentice Provisioning & Procurement Officer role requires an organised and proficient administrator with a customer focused viewpoint. Working as part of a small team, this role will manage orders through the administrative provisioning and procurement stages to delivery, which is pivotal in allowing Sota to deliver its solutions in a timely and efficient manner. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in validating new customer orders by ensuring that customer contracts are in place & sufficient information has been provided 
  • Assist in preparing & issuing customer contracts as requested by internal teams 
  • Provisioning & procurement of each order through to delivery and subsequent invoicing 
  • Liaison with the internal technical teams and third party suppliers to ensure the prompt and proficient delivery of their individual knowledge, products, and services
  • Assist with the day to day monitoring to ensure delivery is on track and to budget, updating customers and internal teams where necessary 
  • Work with finance personnel to ensure that all information is captured to enable the correct processing of transactions 
  • Ensure that systems are updated correctly to contain accurate sales analysis for cost of sale & commission purposes 
  • Administrative tasks such as scanning, filling, shredding, handling post 

Required Skills: 

The ideal candidate will:  

  • Be able to demonstrate strong inter-personal skills 
  • Looking to develop a long term career 
  • Be someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude 
  • Have a commitment to learning new skills 


£10,000 - £12,000 per annum. 

Daily working hours: 

Monday to Friday, 

8:45am – 5:15pm, [37.5hrs per week]  


  • Pension 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Income Protection 
  • Perkbox Membership 
  • Free use of on-site swimming pool 

Key Information: 

  • The Business Administrator Level 3 course will require the learner to attend training at an external provider (travel will be paid), and the course typically takes 15 months to complete
  • Sota values diversity and operates are fair recruitment process free of discrimination 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

Apprentice Provisioning & Procurement Officer

Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 30 May 2020