Procurement Manager (Business Partnering)

Barrow-in-Furness

Head Office

Procurement and supply chain

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Procurement Manager – Business Partnering

Location: Barrow-in-Furness or Preston (with travel to 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: £58,000+ dependent upon experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • The business facing first contact point for the Indirect Procurement Services function
  • Supporting the internal business stakeholders to optimise their effective use of the Indirect Procurement Services
  • Working with key internal stakeholders, identify and propose new and updated procedures related to best practice in Procurement Category Management
  • Promptly addressing any escalations from internal business stakeholders
  • Managing the end-to-end procurement process for procurement projects within your remit and supporting on Business Partnering team projects when required
  • Being involved at all stages of the project lifecycle starting with stakeholder and demand management, sourcing and tendering, contract negotiation and supplier management
  • Ensuring great supplier and stakeholder relationship engagement
  • Negotiate and agree contractual terms on behalf of BAE Systems, ensuring suppliers are appointed onto the appropriate terms and conditions
  • Proactive in delivering stakeholder focused Category Management

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Procurement experience with knowledge of Category Management
  • Experience of senior stakeholder management
  • Proven knowledge in contract negotiation and supplier management

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Contract Management – Highly technical contract knowledge
  • Experience of initiating and delivering end to end procurement projects
  • Working with large spend previously – at least £10 million
  • MCIPS qualification 

Benefits:  

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 Indirect Procurement Business Partnering team: 

As a primary link between internal stakeholders and Indirect Procurement Services, you’ll drive procurement efforts across all Business Units. Your role will involve agile collaboration, ensuring effective service delivery, and building strong relationships with internal teams. Travel may be necessary to support stakeholders, and you’ll also contribute to broader business initiatives, gaining insights into BAE Systems’ operations. This is a fantastic opportunity where employees can contribute to meaningful projects, access ongoing learning opportunities, and collaborate with talented colleagues within a global organisation. 

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.

 

Closing Date:  29th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 

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