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Senior Supply Chain Procurement Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Supply Chain Procurement Manager

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: Competitive salary depending on experience, executive level package to include car allowance + bonus

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading and managing a team of professional Supply Chain Staff and Managers in the delivery of the Supply Chain Functional Strategy and Plan, specifically in support of the area / portfolio that has been assigned to the individual
  • Providing support and assistance in the development of key strategies, policies, and procedures to enhance product quality and customer satisfaction (internally and externally). Provide strategic direction / vision in all areas of responsibility to achieve business objectives in line with corporate requirements
  • Supporting the delivery of the product by ensuring that direct reports have purpose and clarity and are empowered to meet key delivery targets on time and within budget
  • Actively promoting cross functional working to augment and achieve key knowledge transfer and promote best working practices across the business

Your skills and experiences:

  • MCIPS/ CIPS or equivalent level relevant experience, professional qualification
  • Experience in Supply Chain management
  • Experience of Leading and managing a team of professional Supply Chain Staff and Managers
  • Proven business executive skills


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 Supply Chain Procurement team:

You will be responsible for the delivery of the Submarines unit Supply Chain requirements, ensuring materials and services are provided within budget, to schedule and in full compliance with the technical and quality requirements. Working as part of a team of 20 you will be discharging the supply chain on dreadnought for integrated systems. The wider integrated project team is c.200

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.