Senior Procurement Practitioner

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Procurement Professional

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

    Contract management – major subcontract & transactional

      Undertaking all aspects of procurement related activity to cost, quality and schedule

        Delivering Procurement expertise in line with corporate Procurement policy and process in line with business requirements and performance objectives

          You will have the ability to work as part of a team at pace, be professional within the procurement field and be flexible at all points of the procurement lifecycle

            Undertaking reporting, data analysis, updating contracting documents and other ad hoc activities.

            Your skills and experiences:

              Excellent communication skills within a similar professional setting

                SAP knowledge with Previous experience in Procurement preferable

                  Proficient IT user – Purchase Order/ERP systems, Microsoft Office applications

                    Competent knowledge of contracts and how to manage these


                    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 leave incentive.

                    The Procurement team:

                    As a Senior Procurement Practitioner at BAE systems, you will support the placing and managing of contracts for products and/or services. The equipment is provided by suppliers across the UK & overseas. This is a Fast paced, commercial procurement environment with a varied range of development opportunities, working as part of a diverse team to deliver part of the UK's National Defence Programme.

                    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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