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Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist


Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist
Location:              Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF57164


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 Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist at our Bristol Business Park site.


The role
As a Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is a hands on, project facing, role, within the Through Life Equipment Support (TLES) business and will primarily support operational delivery of contracts to our Defence customer.


Day-to-day, you’ll be responsible for delivering value for the business through the agreement and implementation of supplier contracts, deployment of a framework for management of key supplier relationships and commercial oversight to high value project procurements, whilst ensuring the delivery of day to day operational procurement activities.


  • End to end procurement and supply chain activity, including - Analysis of parts spend / demand profiles to inform sourcing strategies / establish level of supply risk, Market analysis for future requirements, Initial sourcing activity and supplier due diligence.
  • Managing the delivery, mobilisation and integration of procured supply chain solutions into operations
  • Undertaking open order book reviews with suppliers, with level of engagement driven by risk profile
  • Maintenance of contracts/pricing in ERP system
  • Ensure supplier performance in line with Babcock Group P&SC KPI’s and PI’s through effective Contract Management


This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and requires regular travel to multiple locations including Warminster on a weekly basis (expensed) alongside home working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist

  • Experience of working in a Procurement & Contract Management role
  • Supplier Contract Management experience – Management of supplier contracts and relationships

Qualifications for the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist

  • Full UK Driving Licence

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. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


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
  • Growth opportunities
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK


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: 08/08/24

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