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Project Supply Manager Placement- Secure Comms (12 months)


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About us: 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Project Supply Manager (PSM) team. The role is in the procurement department supporting the Secure Communication Business line in Airbus Defence and Space. We are a team of 8 with diverse profiles.

Although we are on different sites and work on different projects, we are a close knit team. With different backgrounds and levels of seniority, we ensure that everyone is given an opportunity to learn and supported to be successful.

Airbus Internships

Do you want to gain valuable experience and take on responsibility from the start? Then apply for an internship at Airbus.

Our placements  give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

We are a diverse and inclusive team and value different ways of thinking.

What will you be doing? 

Our team is at the cross road between the business line and procurement, it’s a fast paced environment but it’s a role with great impact on the company.  We project manage procurement activities.

Some activities might include;

  • Define Procurement Programme vision, policy through the 5 main pillars (Innovation, Quality, Responsiveness, Delivery and Competitiveness) & manages deviation/ mitigates risks.
  • Ensure procured items development & industrialization and in service are managed.
  • Ensure procured items operational issues are managed.
  • Set-up/keep updated a procurement performance dashboard for the Programme.
  • Follow-up procurement risks & opportunities for the Programme.
  • The Project Supply Manager (PSM) is responsible for organising all of the procurement activities on Bids and Programs; working with the bigger procurement function and ensuring that the needs of the business line are met for a successful Bid or Project delivery.  

About you! 

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected. 

Our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. 

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate;

  • Studying Business, Procurement or other commercial activities.
  • We are keen to welcome people who are ready to learn by doing.
  • Proactive and good communication skills.
  • Nice to have some knowledge in Commercial, Contracts and Legal concepts.

What’s in it for you? 

By joining our team as an intern you will: 

  • Have the opportunity to work and collaborate with teams across different countries in Europe and worldwide. 
  • Be making a difference through being involved in transformation and change projects for the company. 
  • Improve your chances of a future role within Airbus while also benefiting your studies. 
  • Get the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice while developing new skills.


Flexible working hours // Hybrid working // Half day Fridays! // 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: August 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £20,590 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Stevenage (Hertfordshire) and Portsmouth
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Business
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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