Would you like to work within a thriving Supply Chain department as a Procurement Manager based across our Portsmouth sites?
The successful candidate will apply Procurement processes within projects or business functions and will work with other functional representatives and/or customers and suppliers to meet operational needs of line management and the business.
Your main responsibilities will involve:
Lead the sourcing and selection of suppliers within an Integrated Project Team, according to Procurement strategy ensuring that Company, Project, Commercial and Technical requirements are considered whilst maintaining the rules of fair competition.
Ensure that suitable contracts are negotiated and placed with suppliers, including the flow down as appropriate of all necessary conditions from the customer, which minimise risk, protect the commercial interests of the Company.
Where appropriate be responsible for the external material budget for the Project or subset of the same and it’s successful management.
Where appropriate manage the procurement resource budget for the project (both PPM and shared service) and ensure that this is reported monthly into the project.
Develop and implement Project Procurement strategies, ensuring alignment with Company, Procurement, Supply Chain and Project strategy, and associated plan ensuring its update, approval and communication during the life of the Project.
Monitor and control supplier performance, budget and risk and report into the project contract review pack.
Implement and work according to Procurement Policy, Process and Procedure within the Project.
Support the Head of Supply Chain in the development and deployment, of key capability strategies and Key Supplier Management activity.
Your skills and qualifications:
This role will require a good and broad professional knowledge and understanding of Procurement within Supply Chain principles and practices, including an understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made across the wider Supply Chain function.
Major Procurement Management (incl. But not limited to competitive tendering, supplier sourcing and selection, contract and cost negotiation & management, supplier management)
Cross-functional team working/ supporting engineering projects/ dealing with internal customers.
Excellent commercial/ business awareness.
Current member of CIPS or working towards would be desirable.
What we're looking for in you:
Strong communication and influencing skills to negotiate internally and externally
Needs to be able to interpret data and articulate complex information
Needs to be equipped to deal with difficult stakeholders
Salary: Competitive dependant on skills and experience
Benefits: 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.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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