Procurement Manager

Undisclosed Company
Torpoint, Cornwall
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Job Title: Procurement Manager
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £45,089.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF41965

The Infrastructure & Services Procurement team is about to embark on a transformation programme with the inception of a new framework contract targeting ~£130M of spend over the next 5 years, focusing on predominantly construction and infrastructure projects. To support this programme the team is looking to expand its capability with the addition of a Strategic Programme Procurement Specialist.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Strategic Programme Procurement Specialist to be responsible for finding and approaching stakeholders within the business, understanding their requirements and managing the supply chain to meet these needs.

What will you be doing?
You'll be required to network within the business to identify the correct stakeholders and budget holders and be responsible for managing stakeholders, ensuring they're meeting needs with specified timeframes and to budget.

The experience you'll bring

  • MCIPS or equivalent qualification (or working towards)
  • Proven ability to negotiate with and manage subcontractors, including excellent stakeholder and supplier relationship management
  • A highly experienced procurement/commercial practitioner
  • NEC contract experience desirable but not essential
  • Experiencing of managing supply chain within a transformation project preferable

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

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

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.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 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 when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing date: 31/05/2022



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