graduate scheme
Expires10 days

Graduate Business Programme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

[Together we grow]

At MBDA, we inspire team innovation to solve some of the biggest challenges. This means you’ll learn from the brightest minds, who are always there to encourage and support you.

Our collaborative approach and culture of sharing knowledge will be key to your development. We trust each other to thrive; support one another to learn, and when you join us, you’ll bring a different perspective to how we see the future.

Our procurement and supply team is spread across eleven sites, handling over 3000 suppliers. We’re motivated, multinational, we strive for personal and professional excellence, and you can be part of our fast-paced journey.

Here, you’ll complete three placements across both procurement and supply chain.

Within procurement, you’ll gain experience of contract management and different types of agreements with a wide range of monetary values. You’ll learn and put into action negotiating and influencing skills, and complete an individual project that will give you exciting objectives and challenges.

Within direct procurement you’ll procure mechanical and electrical parts. In indirect procurement you’ll procure various services and items such as, facilities management, security, HR, travel, software licences, and more.

In supply chain management, you’ll collaborate with a number of departments and work closely with internal partners and suppliers. Here, you’ll be responsible for the management and improvement of supplier performance through risk assessment; ensuring that risks are identified, collected, and effectively mitigated.

Throughout the Graduate scheme you will be set projects and tasks to complete, with training and mentoring provided. We’ll encourage you to be creative and suggest new ways of working by adopting our continuous improvement ethos, and we’ll support you to complete the CIPS qualification. You’ll also get the chance to travel throughout the scheme to meet with suppliers and our multinational teams to increase awareness and understanding.

[Shape your tomorrow]

Start your career in delivering the future of defence, and we’ll support you to find your path and grow as a person.

As the only integrated defence company to provide missiles for each branch of the armed forces, you’ll work on industry leading projects that uses the most advanced technology.

Here, we give you the platform to build your skills, foster your creativity and pave your career, so that together we can shape tomorrow.

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 7 December 2021

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Closing date:  7 December 2021

Expires10 days

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