Working in Procurement enables you to take up a variety of roles to help ensure that to that we deliver the right products, at the right time and at the right cost to the required quality.
With over £9 billion spent each year and over 32,000 suppliers, the need for skilled procurement professionals is imperative for our business. Put simply, we need to ensure that we deliver the right products, at the right time, at the right cost to the required quality.
As a key member of our team, you'll help us deliver just that. Your role will be very varied; ranging from undertaking supplier visits to a more analytical focus of developing procurement strategies.
You'll also be offered challenging placements of both an operational and strategic nature, getting involved in the supply of essential services, materials, components and high-value equipment for a variety of programmes, such as the F35 Lightning II or the Astute Class submarine.
Welcome to Procurement in the real world.
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. That’s work that matters and inspires us.
As for personal qualities, you’ll need to have strong communication skills enabling you to build and manage effective relationships. Negotiation is also key, with the ability to influence customers, stakeholders and suppliers to ensure optimum performance throughout a product’s project lifecycle.
Qualifications and experience requirements
To apply, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree in a relevant degree subject – please refer to the BAE Systems website for further details. You must also be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.
Accepted degree subjects
£2,000 welcome payment • Regular development reviews • Mentoring • Competitive pension scheme • Car lease and share schemes • 20% of salary available up front as an optional advance • 25 days’ holiday per year
Barrow-in-Furness · Portsmouth · Rochester
Contract and working hours
Permanent · Full-time
How to apply
Closing date: 31/12/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017