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Procurement Manager - Support to Growth


Salisbury, GB, SP11 8HT

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Procurement Manager - Support to Growth
Location:               Andover, UK -  Hybrid with working from home options 
Compensation:     Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF54186


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 Manager at our Andover site.


The role
As a Procurement Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Everything we do for our customers involves some element of supply chain management; our suppliers therefore play a critical role in enabling us to fulfil our commitments and live up to our purpose ‘Create a safe and secure world, together’.


Day to day, you’ll work with our business unit and bid teams to ensure that effective supply chain strategies are considered and included in all significant bids. The role will be required to identify the most appropriate supply chain solution for each bid, taking account of capability, risk, supplier management issues and total cost.


  • Assist in the production of an ‘Opportunity Analysis’ by reviewing the Sector’s bid pipeline to identify bids with a material supply chain element
  • Identify the most appropriate supply chain to deliver the capability required to support new business opportunities
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Sector, working as an integral part of bid teams to ensure alignment with Sector and business unit bid strategies
  • Work with the Group-wide wide Procurement network to ensure that existing Babcock supplier relationships and capability are leveraged in bid opportunities, wherever possible


This is a full time role based at our Andover site, with hybrid working from home arrangements. 


Essential experience of the Procurement Manager - Support to Growth:

  • Extensive experience in procurement and supply chain and in a strategic procurement / category management role
  • Proven track record in the delivery of innovative supply chains
  • Experience of both public sector and private sector procurement
  • High quality communication ability, both written and oral


Qualifications for the Procurement Manager - Support to Growth:

  • Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or equivalent
  • MCIPS / CIPS (desirable not essential)


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS/SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Competitive 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 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.


Closing date: 20/12/2023



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