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Procurement Leader

BAE Systems
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Job title: Procurement Leader

Location: Barrow-in-Furness - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £46,000

What you'll be doing:

  • Being accountable for all related Supply Chain activity in line with area of responsibility
  • Developing and applying activities that deliver on People (Resourcing & Capabilities), Process, Technology & reporting which support the successful delivery of the SC function
  • Communicating effectively with functional and external stakeholder management and deputise for the SC Senior Manager as required
  • Contract management - major subcontract & transactional
  • Your skills and experiences:

  • Supply Chain, Procurement or Project Management experience
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management
  • ERP & PLM System knowledge
  • Microsoft Package User
  • Experience of working within aerospace, defence and/or MOD packages
  • Previously held line management responsibility
  • Benefits:

    You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

    The Procurement team:

    As a Procurement leader at BAE systems, you will be Working centrally to support deployed Supply Chain Professionals, enabling & empowering the team through the delivery of People, Process, Toolsets & Reporting. This is a Fast paced, commercial procurement environment with a varied range of development opportunities, working as part of a diverse team to deliver part of the UK's National Defence Programme.

    Why BAE Systems?

    This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

    We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

    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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

    Closing Date: 1st May 2024

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



    BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

    Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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