Programme Procurement Manager (Submarines)SF31076Devonport, PlymouthCompetitive SalaryMain Purpose of RoleHere at Babcock International we have a Programme Procurement Manager who will have overall accountability for the supply chain design, execution, and performance for a submarine platform.Working on major repair and overhaul, deep maintenance programs in addition to fleet time support areas the supply chain team provide Materials, Services and Subcontract support to secure Operational Output on a new and exciting platform.Working collaboratively with the Internal Key Stakeholder and external Customer, this role is in support of the Materials and Sub contract services across a submarine platform. Leading a versatile and multiple skills team including material procurement, equipment overhaul and repair the successful candidate will ensure material and service delivery into the Submarine and associated Infrastructure programmes.What you must have:This role would suit a candidate who is seeking a career within an embedded Supply Chain procurement environment who holds a degree or equivalent in relevant subject, MCIPS accredited and Six-sigma greenbelt.We would like you to hold all or most of the following:* Defence Sector Repair and Overhaul knowledge* Experienced procurement practitioner with knowledge of current strategic procurement techniques and (Relevant experience in Sourcing & Procurement)* Material Management Experience including Inventory Control methodologies* Leading negotiations with suppliers to ensure that the most cost effective supply solutions are obtained.* Deep understanding of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries. About Babcock International and DevonportFor more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.Application GuidanceAll applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needsArmed Forces Covenant We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.