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Procurement Leader - Supply Chain

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Procurement Leader - Supply Chain

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

What you’ll be doing:

  • Tendering and forging new relationships with suppliers
  • Managing existing contracts
  • Building and maintaining strong key relationships both internally and externally. Promote cross functional collaboration to ensure effective alignment of activities and deliver support and guidance to other functions as required
  • Leading a team, demonstrating strong and fair leadership, to maximise their potential.
  • Providing ongoing support and contribute to the development of the team

Your skills and experiences:

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Supply Chain knowledge
  • Experience of working as part of an IPT
  • Engineering knowledge is desirable


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:

This team is part of a Fast paced, multi programme Integrated Project Team where you will be supporting the business to deliver the design requirements for the programmes by procuring engineers to deliver Packages of Work.

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.