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Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist


London, GB, HA4 0QH

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist
Location:            Ruislip – Hybrid – with working from home options available 
Compensation:  Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time and Permanent 
Role ID:              SF52386


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 Ruislip site.


The role
As a Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll be responsible for delivering value for the business through the agreement and implementation of supplier contracts and deployment of a framework for management of key supplier relationships, whilst ensuring the delivery of day to day operational procurement activities. 


Day to day the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist will be responsible for end to end procurement and supply chain activity for the London Fire Brigade (LFB) Fleet contract, including but not limited to:

  •     Spend/category segmentation
  •     Market analysis for future requirements
  •     Supplier due diligence
  •     Leading effective RFP processes to deliver tangible value to the business
  •     Leading negotiation to ensure agreement of robust supplier contracts and/or framework agreements
  •     Managing the delivery, mobilisation and integration of procured solutions into the operation
  •     Open order book reviews with suppliers, with level of engagement driven by risk profile
  •     Maintenance of contracts/pricing in ERP system


Experience of the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist:

  • Experience in Procurement & Contract Management
  • Experience of working in a Material Requirements Planning (MRP) based procurement environment
  • Supplier Contract Management experience – Management of supplier contracts and relationships
  • Fleet / Automotive / Vehicle Workshops sector procurement experience (desirable)
  • Full UK Driving Licence


This is a full-time role based at our Ruislip site with 2 to 3 days per week on site with working from home the rest of the week.    


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role and you must have a valid UK drivers licence. 


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten 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 International have 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. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.


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