Sourcing Specialist

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laurence whiffin

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Sourcing Specialist

Location: Bristol


About the role

Here at Babcock International we are looking to recruit a Sourcing Specialist to work on a permanent basis from our regional Headquarters in Bristol.

Babcock's Land Sector spends in excess of £900m per annum on goods and services. Organised into 3 business units this role site within the newly created Emergency Services and Training business.

The Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for undertaking Procurement projects to source and contract requirements to allow the operational procurement team to purchase and focus on delivery.

Major Activities / Accountabilities:

  • Sourcing activity across a diverse range of commodities and categories
  • Establish Contract / Framework agreements with suppliers
  • Support the delivery of sufficient levels of quality goods and services
  • Develop strategic Relationship plans for key suppliers that capture the business requirements and work with the suppliers strengths
  • The maintenance of supply performance; undertaking regular supplier reviews.
  • Undertake sourcing activity and establish framework agreements
  • Select suppliers that are the right size and shape for the business requirement.
  • Undertake detailed spend analysis through the use of existing analytics tools

What do I need to do the role?


  • MCIPS or working towards
  • Experience of a sourcing materials / parts / consumables / or services
  • Supplier management experience
  • IT Literate and good keyboard skills.
  • High excel proficiency
  • Sound knowledge of Procurement and Supply Chain Management processes


  • Degree or vocational experience; Full driving licence; Security Cleared (desirable) or ability to attain

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, flexible working and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.