Programme Procurement Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Programme Procurement Manager
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57414

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Programme Procurement Manager at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Programme Procurement Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Over the next five years, the submarines business within Babcock is entering an unparalleled period of activity. The procurement and supply chain function need to take a front and centre role in the support of planning, executing and performance-managing the supply chain needed to help deliver the submarine programme outputs.

Day-to-day, you'll provide leadership to a team of procurement professionals and enable us to plan, execute and deliver all the supply chain outputs required to support our programme now and into the future.

  • Creating a fit for the future resource plan, ensuring that all future resource requirements are identified and funded
  • Provide leadership into all our internal and external stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact
  • Act as the bid lead within the programme
  • Help with the design of an enterprise supply solution to meet programme requirements and maximise performance whilst minimising risk and complexity
  • Effective incorporation of centre category strategies into the supply chain plan and design for the programme.

This role is full time 35 hours per week and is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Programme Procurement Manager

  • Proven leadership to a team of procurement specialists and create an environment to enable them to execute their plans successfully.
  • Working on supplier performance and contract management disciplines within the team
  • Proven experience with specific programme requirements and builds into supply chain plan and future strategies for programme delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate

Qualifications for the Programme Procurement Manager

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent. - Desirable
  • MCIPS or equivalent professional qualifications. - Desirable

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 22/05/2024

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