Procurement Team Leader

Full Time

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Job Title: Procurement Team Leader
Location: Rosyth, UK – Hybrid Working
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF: 45666

Make change possible

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 Senior Buyer and Buyer Team Leader at Rosyth


The Senior Buyer and Buyer Team Leader role is based within Marine Engineering and Systems

At our site in Rosyth, we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our engineering, specialised manufacturing, gas handling systems and naval marine businesses

The role

The difference our new Senior Buyer and Buyer Team Leader will make
As a Senior Buyer and Buyer Team Leader you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Demonstrate proficiency in Supplier Relationship Management, Contract Management and Performance Management techniques through experience and learning.

Day to day, as a Team Leader you'll manage the day-to-day work activities of direct reports (Buyers) to deliver operational excellence; ensuring team output is optimised, on time and in accordance with company policies and procedures, demonstrate proficiency in Supplier Relationship Management, Contract Management and Performance Management techniques through experience and learning and mentor and support team members growth, development, and delivery against objectives.

Day to day as a Senior Buyer you'll develop mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers and customers to seek to anticipate and mitigate problems/difficulties, such that they consider LGE to be a strategic partner, communicate effectively with potential and active suppliers as necessary to achieve the required service levels and results to meet project needs. You will also use your knowledge and experience of strategic sourcing processes as required to support new product development and risk mitigation.

You will also perform all tasks involved in the generation and administration of purchase orders and ensure purchases are made in a timely manner and in accordance with the Company procedures, generate and manage the assigned order book and contracts, expediting through RFQ, evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and delivery phases; administer all procurement and supply commitments including maintaining shipping and expediting register; management of correspondence; supplier performance management (commercial, capability, quality and environment); revision or variation orders; invoicing etc.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides 2 days per week on site but flexible which days and sometimes travel ls required potentially to the far east, but this doesn't happen often (annually)

Essential experience

* An experienced and agile procurement professional with extensive knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and procedures with the ability to operate at an expeditious pace when necessary.
* Able to mentor, support, performance manage and provide governance to a team of experienced Buyers.
* Promote and maintain a culture of openness, honesty, commitment, and continuous improvement.
* Actively support the company's Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Anti-Bribery & Corruption and other applicable policies and procedures.
* Have or be working towards having SC Clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 33 days plus bank holidays
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
* Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.