Graduate Procurement

Leonardo – Società per azioni · Competitive · Edinburgh
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At the end of the 2 year programme, you will have been involved in the procurement, management and delivery of services supporting a variety of world leading products and will have gained invaluable business skills such as negotiating, influencing, contracting and project management

During your Programme, you will be exposed to and involved with the management of the full range of Indirect Procurement Categories within Leonardo, including; HR, Facilities Management, Utilities, Logistics and Professional Services. You will work with a great team of Procurement Professionals across the UK who will support and coach you as you begin your Procurement Journey within Leonardo.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Develop business knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Coaching in, and practice of the full Procurement Category Management lifecycle, inc;
  • Strategic management of the Leonardo Indirect spend
  • Creating Category Strategies
  • Managing cross functional teams
  • Competing and negotiating Services to add value and deliver savings
  • Drafting and negotiating Service Agreements and Commercials
  • Managing Supplier Performance
  • Influencing business decisions and stakeholder management including leading presentations

How will we support you?

We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through

At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and this is no different for our graduates completing our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our graduate roles, and we will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges. If you are willing able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!

What you will do

How this role fits in

Leonardos two year Graduate programme specialising in Procurement is looking for people who understand the importance of communication, who are able to work well as part of a team and also on their own initiative. You will have the drive and commitment to work through difficult problems to find the right solutions. No day is the same: One day you negotiate with well-known supplier brands, the next day you work with our legal and finance teams. One thing is for sure - you will never be bored. You will be working with different functions every day and will get a good understanding of our business and functions.

Role description

At the end of the 2 year programme, you will have been involved in the procurement, management and delivery of services supporting a variety of world leading products and will have gained invaluable business skills such as negotiating, influencing, contracting and project management

During your Programme, you will be exposed to and involved with the management of the full range of Indirect Procurement Categories within Leonardo, including; HR, Facilities Management, Utilities, Logistics and Professional Services. You will work with a great team of Procurement Professionals across the UK who will support and coach you as you begin your Procurement Journey within Leonardo.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Develop business knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Coaching in, and practice of the full Procurement Category Management lifecycle, inc;
  • Strategic management of the Leonardo Indirect spend
  • Creating Category Strategies
  • Managing cross functional teams
  • Competing and negotiating Services to add value and deliver savings
  • Drafting and negotiating Service Agreements and Commercials
  • Managing Supplier Performance
  • Influencing business decisions and stakeholder management including leading presentations

How will we support you?

We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through:

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Accelerated graduate performance reviews
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free on-site parking

To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit: http://www.uk.leonardocompany.com/people-careers/people/company-benefits

What we are looking for

Mandatory

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as SC) for our business.

Qualifications

All of our roles require (a) a minimum of an upper Second class Bachelors/Integrated Masters degree, or (b) a higher degree, such as a MSc or PhD. In all cases the subject should be engineering, mathematics, physics or another relevant STEM discipline.

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