V01998 - Commercial Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

As a Commercial Higher Apprentice, you will be involved in the bidding, negotiating, drafting, supporting and delivery of a number of contracts and commercial agreements that provide an overarching commercial framework through which BAE Systems can deliver world class capabilities to its customers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Details

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    34 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215401

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be part of a team responsible for ensuring that contractual proposals to BAE Systems customers are priced, developed and approved in line with the corporate strategy. 

To perform this role you will undertake a 3 year commercial and procurement training programme, including academic learning and on the job training across multiple placements. The apprenticeship will help you understand the Submarines business and how commercial links with other functions to deliver world class product contracts. 

Duties:

  • Bidding
  • Negotiating
  • Drafting
  • Supporting and delivery of a number of contracts and commercial agreements

The training you will be getting

Commercial Procurement and Supply Chain qualification Level 4.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Employer

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Address

BAE Systems

Lyon Way

Frimley

GU16 7EX

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

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Training

Training provider

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024