BAE Systems
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Procurement Summer Placement

Job description

The Summer Intern roles will cover a number of possible aspects of procurement including contracting, negotiating, project and risk management, cost and finance management, and supplier management and development within the Air Business. Within the role you will typically gain experiences in managing high value purchase contracts in a complex environment, possible multi-national. The roles will develop and maintain complex relationships with our suppliers and identify strategic opportunities within the supply chain. In addition, the roles may have the opportunity to interface with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.

What you will be doing

  • Purchase order placement
  • Administration and order book management
  • Managing supplier performance using formal measurement techniques
  • Management of ongoing supplier relationships
  • Contract negotiations covering the complete life cycle of a product
  • Aggregation and leverage of spend
  • Identification, management and mitigation of risks within the whole supply chain
  • Delivering value for money solutions

Security / export control statement
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.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Every placement will be challenging, exciting and inspiring.

What we are looking for


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in the following subjects: business management, international business, business and administrative studies, law and politics, maths, statistics and economic studies, English, history, geography, modern languages.

Accepted degree subjects

  • economics
  • mathematics
  • business and management studies
  • geology and geographical science
  • politics
  • history
  • languages
  • law and legal studies

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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