Procurement Manager

Job Description

Are you an experienced Procurement Manager with space industry experience looking for a unique opportunity to join a dynamic company seeking to make a positive contribution to the space environment?

Then why not join a pioneering and innovative space company that’s growing quickly worldwide, as part of their passionate and supportive engineering team?  

As Procurement Manager  you will be rewarded with a competitive salary; opportunity to develop your career further;  international travel; and a share option. You will be responsible for: 

  • Reviewing and/or drafting procurement document (SOW, Contract, NDA etc.)
  • Supporting preparation of technical specifications
  • Making procurement contracts at Harwell mainly for UK products, and supporting Japanese office procurement contracts mainly for non-UK products  
  • Supporting supplier control after awarding contract until completion of delivery
  • Helping export goods to Japan including export control of supplier's country
  • Supporting procurement of the Ground Segment including sub-contractor control


To be considered for the Procurement Manager role you will need to:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role – preferably within the space industry
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degrees in relevant subject or minimum many years’ experience in a comparable environment.
  • Have strong working knowledge of export controls


Bluestream Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and as an Employment Business for temporary/contract recruitment.