Project Procurement Specialist

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Devon, Plymouth
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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Sector
Purchasing
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Project Procurement Specialist
SF30827
Devonport, Plymouth


About the role

The Submarine Supply Chain Team forms part of the Procurement and Supply Chain function in Naval Nuclear. Based in Submarines, the team manages the Submarine Supply Chain requirements including material procurement, equipment overhaul and repair to ensure availability to support the Submarine programmes.

Reporting to the Project Procurement Manager, you will have accountability, within a defined scope of materials and/or subcontract services, for the Submarine Supply chain design, execution, and performance for a Business Unit's project(s).

You will also establish project requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline, provide design and engagement of a supply chain that meets project requirements and support the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of contract and supplier performance

What do I need to do the role?

The post would suit someone seeking a career within Procurement and Supply Chain in a project facing role. Ideally, you will be an experienced procurement practitioner with knowledge of current strategic procurement techniques and relevant experience in Sourcing & Procurement.

We would also like you to hold all or most of the following:

  • Experience of working in complex project environment.
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent supply chain performance.
  • High quality communication ability, both written and orally.
  • Understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to manage subcontract terms including flow-down terms from customer contracts.

What else do I need to know?

The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

About Babcock International and Devonport

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

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