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Project Procurement Specialist

Devon, Plymouth
Up to £42245.00 per annum
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Project Procurement Specialist
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56424

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Procurement Specialist at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Project Procurement Specialist, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary providing a comprehensive supply chain service to the Devonport submarine programmes.

Day to day, you'll have accountability within a defined scope of materials and/or subcontract services, for the Submarine Supply Chain design, execution and performance for a project(s).

  • Establish project requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline
  • Design and engagement of a supply chain that meets project requirements
  • Supporting the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of contract and supplier performance
  • Assuring supplier performance to time, cost and quality for contract requirements against scope of supplier responsibility
  • Have responsibility for typically.£10m expenditure within the project(s) scope

This role is full time - 36 hours and will be based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard 3 days per week with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Project Procurement Specialist:

  • Experienced procurement practitioner with knowledge of current strategic procurement techniques and relevant experience in sourcing and procurement
  • Understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to manage subcontract terms including flow-down terms from customer contracts
  • Deep understanding of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries
  • Understanding of cost models, for example in relation to the NEC models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations and supplier costing models
  • Delivery focused with a pragmatic, hands-on approach that enables strategies to be fully executed

Qualifications for the Project Procurement Specialist:
We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 25/03/2024



Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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