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Sustainable Procurement - Social Value Co-ordinator

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    11 October 2022

  • Start date:


Sustainability Procurement Co-ordinator - £60 per hour INSIDE IR35 - 12 months (extensions likely) - Hybrid - Stevenage - Sector: Aerospace & Defence - One stage virtual interview

Yolk Recruitment are on the lookout sustainability procurement co-ordinator to work with one of the leading aerospace and defence companies in the world. The Role will focus on all Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) aspects of the companies UK's supply chain and will play a pivotal role in the delivery of its sustainability programme. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a forerunner of global technical innovation and shape the future pathway of the company.


  • Develop, implement, and execute the UK Procurement Sustainability & ESG strategy in alignment with our overall ESG strategy and the UK Customers Procurement Policy legislation.
  • Develop and embed skills, policies and processes which leverage our UK position and balance cost and sustainability benefits.
  • Input into our UK CDP and Annual Report disclosures from a supply chain perspective.
  • Cooperate with and provide training to the Procurement team to drive a step change in the evaluation of suppliers and negotiation of contracts in line with our Sustainability & ESG strategy.
  • Work with the Procurement team and key stakeholders to improve sustainability & ESG in strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management.
  • Work as part of a cohesive team providing leadership that engages all colleagues, role modelling the companies' values, and establish a team with sustainability and continuous improvement as a key deliverable.
  • Deliver Senior Stakeholder management with regards Supply Chain with our UK MOD and Industry leaders

Core Skills:

  • Experience in Sustainability focused procurement
  • Engineering and Procurement background
  • Project and risk management skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of contract legal aspects
  • Sound business judgement
  • A desire to work in multinational, cross-functional teams

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of UK Government Policies on Sustainability particularly around PPN 06/20 and PPN 06/21
  • A background in heavy engineering, aerospace or defence would be advantageous