Would you like a highly varied role working in a challenging environment? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Practitioner at our site in Barrow.
As a Procurement Practitioner, you will be responsible for undertaking procurement related tasks within supervision from Procurement Leader you will be assisting to ensure services are provided within budget and full compliance. Other duties include assisting with general contract management on pre-determined contracts
You will work cross functionally in order to ensure achievement of key knowledge transfer and deployment of best working practices across the business.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and gain professional experience with subject matter experts
Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Practitioner will involve:
Managing and developing procurement strategies for individual's assigned area and lead implementation of plans
Promoting cross functional collaboration to ensure full, thorough engagement and buy in to contracting strategies
Demonstrating awareness of risk and opportunity management to address low impact risks within specific scopes of work.
Ensuring completeness and quality of information, and arrange checking of work by appropriate team members where necessary.
Overseeing and monitoring supplier assessment and due diligence activity for individuals' assigned area to ensure the effective selection of suppliers to meet business needs.
Communicating with internal and external stakeholders – resolve routine problems and escalate when necessary.
Adapting approach to ensure that negotiations are concluded for an optimised business outcome
Supporting other team members with the commercial aspects of their contracts
Your skills and qualifications:
Excellent ICT skills
Documents and data management
Experience working with SAP
Experience with stakeholder management and influencing others
Ability to identify improvement initiatives
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for someone who is highly organised with their work load and with good multi-tasking and time management skills. You will show excellent communication skills both verbal and written. You will show confidence to build good stakeholder relationships
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
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.
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.
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.