Exciting Procurement opportunities


At UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS), we’re proud to have won the “Best People Development” initiative at this years Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) awards, in recognition of our commitment to developing the next generation of Procurement talent.  This is now your opportunity to be part of that team.

CIPS awards

With our customers delivering world-leading projects ranging from dementia research to the changing Arctic Ocean; as well as setting government strategy for business in the UK, working at UK SBS offers wide and varied opportunities to support life-changing work through high quality procurement.

Supporting the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Research Councils and a number of other partner organisations means a unique working environment. The procurement directorate collectively manages a billion pounds worth of spend on behalf of its partners and supports some exciting projects from next generation DNA sequencing to polar ships, new laboratory construction projects through to common goods and services.

Recent procurement projects include the UK Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015, for which we also won the 2016 CIPS award for International Procurement Project of the Year.

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We are now recruiting for a variety of Procurement professionals to join us in our Swindon and Newport sites. 

You will be a results orientated individual with the ability to meet deadlines, identify actions, and achieve goals. For our more senior roles you will have a diverse knowledge of procurement solutions and experience of stakeholder management.

Whichever role you take on in our Procurement team, we will value your talent and commitment - providing a supportive environment to help you achieve your potential and to take full advantage of interesting procurement opportunities. We provide structured procurement training and development; opportunities to work for CIPs qualifications and opportunities to gain diverse category experience.

We have a variety of roles available ranging from Category Support to Senior Category Manager so whether you’re just starting out in procurement or if you are an experienced procurement professional looking for your next challenge, UK SBS has opportunities across our procurement function to suit you. If you have a passion for delivering excellence in public sector procurement, are commercially focused, and inspired to be part of making Britain Great…it’s an exciting time to join UK SBS!

Current roles available:

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Senior Category Manager

Category Manager

Category Specialist

Category Support 

Category Support - Policy

In return for your talents, we offer a flexible working environment, with great career and development opportunities. Our excellent benefits package includes a generous defined pension scheme and 28 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 2 years of serviceWe also provide lifestyle discounts, a health care scheme and season ticket loans.