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Project Procurement Manager

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Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Make a real impact, immediately

We're looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make an impact to join our team as a Project Procurement Manager.

The difference our New Project Procurement Manager will make

As the Procurement and Supply Chain lead on several Babcock Defence Programmes, you will be responsible for a small team of Senior Buyers and Buyers driving performance and value opportunities.

The Project Procurement Manager will work with the Focus Area Leads and Head of Supply Chain to:

  • Deliver value opportunities and levers
  • Create, seek approval and implement programme sourcing strategies
  • Deliver supplier relationship and contract management
  • Achieve Procurement and Supply Chain KPI targets
  • Deliver operational excellence
  • Ensure governance compliance
  • Identify and nurture talent within the team

  • Who we're looking for

    We are looking for someone who wants to collaborate with us on this challenging and rewarding journey and make a positive impact on our business. You will innovate for success, bring big ideas and solve complex problems with simple and elegant solutions. You will be courageous and champion high performance, challenging the unacceptable and be willing to speak up when we need to do better.

    You will have strong negotiation skills with the ability to interrogate, understand and agree terms and conditions, supplier proposals and other requirements to meet business needs. You will also need to have experience in managing complex and challenging supplier relationships.


  • Considerable experience in a supply chain role, preferably in a Defence or Engineering environment
  • Excellent negotiation of pricing and terms
  • Team management skills

  • Skills and attributes

  • Analytical skills to analyse data and make decisions
  • Be able to read and understand technical drawings and has the ability to communicate complex requirements to / from supply chain will be an advantage.
  • The ability to establish strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Self-motivated with a flexible approach to workload

  • Education and qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, for example the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply at a Level 4 or above.
  • What else do I need to know?

  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
  • Application Guidance

    If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

    Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

    We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives 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.

    Closing date: 15/06/2022

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