Project Procurement Administrator
Programme / Functional Group: Project Management
Location: Remote / Farnborough
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Procurement Administrator to work within the Project Management Team for a successful client. This position is a full time, permanent role and applicants must have (or be able to acquire) SC clearance.
Leidos is looking for an applicant to come on board and successfully support the multi-functional team and to assist in the management and administration of project delivery aspects of a major defense programme delivering support to both National as well as Global defense strategies.
Be the main point of contact for anyone on the programme who needs to purchase hardware, software or support.
Liaise with requestor to clarify what is required.
Engage with Leidos procurement team to request quotes.
Check quotes received and inform requestor to review. Flag the period of validity to the requestor.
Liaise with the finance team to request pricing.
Submit purchasing requests to the Leidos procurement team.
Track progress through to placement of each Purchase Order.
Keep the requestor informed throughout the whole process.
Regular reporting of requests in progress, pending and complete.
Deal with queries as they arise
Escalate when necessary
- Excellent organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail (extremely important).
- Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
- Team worker with the ability to take own initiative and work independently.
- Self-motivated, responsible and reliable.
Favorable If You Have;
A very tidy and organised manner with the ability to prioritise a varied workloadGood interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.
Who We Are:
Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.
Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.