Careers at ESPO

If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity to work within the public sector for an organisation with a commercial edge then ESPO is the place for you. Our staff drive job satisfaction from the prospect of knowing that our products and services are supporting people across our communities; whether it’s the school children using our exercise books, the cleaning services in our hospitals or the energy lighting our streets – the work we do really does make a difference.

We pride ourselves on establishing billion pound procurement solutions, saving millions of pounds for the public sector in the process. While ESPO may be a procurement organisation at heart, this activity is supported by a wide range of roles across many different disciplines including:

  • Customer services
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Procurement
  • Product management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Warehouse and distribution

Current vacancies

To see details of our opportunities and key roles in procurement, please visit here.

To see all of our vacancies currently available, please visit the ESPO Careers website.

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Graduate careers and work placement opportunities

Every year we appoint a number of graduates to join us as Trainee Procurement Officers to start their career in procurement and to be sponsored to study for their Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Diploma. We also employ a small number of work placement students, to spend a year working with one of our diverse teams, learning everything there is to know about public sector procurement.

If you’re interested in finding our more about these opportunities please contact Mark Ewen, Head of Procurement & Compliance at

Our values

Our values guide everything we do here at ESPO, helping us to provide the best possible service to our customers and operate in a way that’s line with our public sector ethos. Our values are:

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At ESPO, we believe it’s our people that make us - so we're committed to investing in our staff. You can view/download our Working at ESPO brochure below: