Procurement Professional

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Job title: Procurement Professional

Location: Barrow

Salary: £42,315 + DoE

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing major contracts within a professional or similar setting
  • Delegation for Procurement Leader as required and management of Senior Procurement Professionals/ Procurement Professionals
  • Managing supplier contracts and expediting POs with suppliers
  • Interaction with other functions within the business and suppliers

Your skills and experiences:

  • Strong Procurement background with experience of transactional procurement
  • Excellent People management skills within a large professional setting
  • Experience within an engineering function is desirable
  • Ability to articulate Liaison skills at all levels and departments


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 Procurement team:

The team sits within the Integrated Combat Systems area of the business which is predominantly based in Frimley and therefore travel between the sites may be required. This newly formed team is responsible for the procurement of Dreadnought base spares and carried on board spares contracts. The team also handle ad-hoc demand for in-service boats. If you Like a dynamic fast-moving role with the ability to travel the UK and Overseas to laisse with suppliers. This could be for you.

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.

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