Procurement Leader

Barrow-In-Furness | Procurement, Purchasing

Procurement Leader

Location: (Barrow-in-Furness with potential hybrid working (circa 2 days per fortnight in office)

Salary: £42,315 + depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Managing your own contracts in accordance with all the Supply Chain processes and procedures
  • Maintaining the required levels of reporting across your team associated with:
    • progress in Development and Production phases
    • cost management
    • spend management
  • Supplier Performance Reviews
  • Schedule delivery performance of data and hardware
  • Leading all aspects of Supplier Management including negotiation of contracts, conducting Contract Status Reviews, performance improvements and supplier development activities
  • Maintenance and creation of Purchase Orders in SAP & associated purchasing systems
  • Facilitating and/or leading the Life Cycle Management (LCM) requirements associated with the work package and that of the team.
  • Be accountable for all related Supply Chain activity in line with area of responsibility
  • There is an expectation for you to visit supplier sites across the UK

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of early concept projects
  • Excellent Stakeholder and Risk Management
  • Previous experience of having worked with key strategic suppliers
  • Procurement and Project Management Experience


  • Experience of working within aerospace, defence and/or MOD packages
  • Previously held line management responsibility
  • SAP/ Galaxy/ Oracle toolset experience
  • CIPS or working towards


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 Leader team:

As a Procurement Leader, you will be responsible for the delivery of material and services to support Supply Chain requirements, ensuring these are provided within budget, to schedule and in full compliance with the technical and quality requirements across multiple suppliers. Managing the relationship between suppliers and BAE Supply Chain working as part of an open, supportive and friendly team.

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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06/10/2022 13:18:00
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