Procurement Professional Filton, Gloucestershire

Job title: Procurement Professional

Company: BAE Systems

Job description: External:

Procurement Professional

Would you like to deliver Procurement expertise with BAE Systems Submarines? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Professional based at one our sites in Filton or Broad Oak, (Frimley can be considered).

As a Procurement Professional, you will be undertaking all aspects of procurement related activity including Commercially focused Contract Management and working on large long-term sub-contracts.

This is a very interesting role and will provide you with the opportunity to work on the Dreadnought programme, dealing with the underwater surveillance procurement. This is a great opportunity to work on High value, one off items & highly complex systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Professional will involve:

Commercially focussed contract management

Maintain SAP to ensure it is up to date & compliant

Progress reviews with all suppliers

Working on large, long-term subcontracts

Managing contract change & obsolescence

Monitoring supplier performance & making necessary interventions to manage performance by liaising with suppliers

Reporting within the team & presenting information to senior stakeholders (director level potentially)

Escalating issues where required

Your skills and qualifications:

Strong negotiation skills

PowerPoint & presentation skills

Ability to work with a complex level of requirement

Good Supply Chain skillset with a Project Management awareness

Experience of managing major subcontracts while stepping through various processes

Engineering/Manufacturing background (desirable – not essential)

CIPS (Desirable not essential)

What we’re looking for in you:

Strong communications skills with the ability to work independently, confident, articulate, team player with good experience in sub-contract management.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Filton, Broad Oak, Frimley

Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

At BAE Systems we are committed to supporting work life balance for all our employees and embrace a range of modern working practices, which aim to enhance flexibility for individuals whilst also enabling business performance. Flexibility provisions vary by role, but include; hybrid working arrangements, flexible working patterns and shift working.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn


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Location: Filton, Gloucestershire

Job date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:47:40 GMT

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