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Buyer/Contract Officer

Government and Military

Administrative Officer


Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Buyer/Contract Officer

Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics.

We are now recruiting for a Buyer/Contract Officer to join us permanently on one of our projects sites located near Newbury and HQ in Warrington.

Purpose and Scope:

Provide procurement services across a portfolio of projects and assist with contract and sub-contract administration as required

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Issues purchase orders for all general procurement supplies and services and maintains a purchase order log.

  • Reviews purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy; obtains competitive quotes and documents information in the procurement files; and documents source and price justifications for procurement actions.

  • Expedites delivery/performance and maintains document file.

  • Assists other Department personnel with Contract and Subcontract Administration.

  • Selects suppliers and orders services in connection with the project demand and authorises the payment of invoices.

  • Develop and maintain functional knowledge of supplier management system and links to financial system

  • Coordinate with QA team in assessing supplier quality assurance as requried.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Ideally degree or equivalent training/experience;

  • Proven purchasing experience, ideally in nuclear or similar industries

  • working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a security clearance.

Due to the nature of the role and the client, it is important that all applications have resided in the UK for at least 5 years. We need all candidates to ideally be Security Cleared (SC) or have no issue in obtaining SC. A prerequisite for SC is that the applicant has lived in the UK for at least the last 5 years.

Amentum is an equal opportunities employer.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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