Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Procurement - Maritime Services - Portsmouth

Sept 2020/Jan 2021/June 2021

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Role Profile

The Supply Chain team is an important support function in one of the world’s most exciting defence companies. We provide world-class sourcing, contract and supplier management capability to Maritime Services to deliver increased product or service quality, reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and enhance operating efficiencies without compromising quality, safety, health or the environment.

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What you will be doing

You’ll ensure that activity delivers value for money through planned and skilful management, typically coordinating supplier selection, subsequent and appropriate management of the supply base (SRM); contract negotiations, placement and management of all third party requirements in relevant categories / projects.

You’ll develop relationships with stakeholders and maintain stakeholder maps, you’ll also be responsible for producing key reports and presentations to those same stakeholders.

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

  • To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in Any Numerical / Logical subject.
  • Not willing to accept any Arts degrees

Overview of Business Unit

Maritime Services delivers end-to-end services and support to over half of the Royal Navy’s Surface Fleet. You could join more than 3,500 employees across our UK sites and help deliver a range of services – from ensuring the Royal Navy’s ships are ready to go to sea, managing Portsmouth Naval Base, or even manufacturing radar, torpedoes, small boats and components for aircraft.

We are proud to support the Royal Navy and provide everything its personnel need to live and work at Portsmouth Naval Base. We have extensive experience in managing the base’s facilities and services, including accommodation, catering, transportation and even energy services.

Our support to ships sees us maintain and upgrade the fleet around the globe to ensure the Royal Navy meets its operational commitments.

Our training services ensure personnel are capable and ready for maritime action and our products add operational advantage to our UK and international customers, this includes radar, torpedoes and small boats, as well as electronics being used in the new F35 Lightning B aircraft. Our work on complex technologies is used to support defence activities across the globe.

We have sites in Portsmouth, Cowes on the Isle of Wight, Filton near Bristol, Great Baddow in Chelmsford, and Hillend in Scotland.

It’s an exciting time to be part of Maritime Services as the work at all our sites is helping the Royal Navy prepare for the arrival of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier. By joining Maritime Services you could have the chance to help develop the engineering support required for the carriers throughout their operational life.
If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you

Security/ Export Control statement

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement-

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Portsmouth (London)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Science
 

Contact BAE Systems

  • 01772 677277

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