We organize our businesses around our customers and dedicate a local Procurement and Supply Management function to each of them.

These teams are integrated into local operations but adopt high standards and share best practices and supplier insights across the Group. What sets us apart is our focus on three key principles:

  • High calibre teams
  • Trusted, effective processes
  • Useful, action-orientated information

We use Category Management as the key approach to developing supply strategy, selecting suppliers and managing their performance.

Our procurement approach

The procurement function supports our business operations and strategy through effective business partnering. It is imperative that Babcock has an efficient and highly effective supply chain. This means we need trusted and collaborative suppliers to support us in delivering ultra-reliable customer service.

Babcock buys a wide range of goods and services and needs high-performing suppliers across all aspects of our supply chain to ensure our customer’s money is spent efficiently and responsibly. We need suppliers who can drive continuous improvement through innovation, bringing best practices into the Babcock organization.

Our specialist procurement teams are integrated into operations and adopt common, high standards – sharing best practices and supplier insights across the Group. The company manages and governs common expenditure using a Group-Led Category Management approach.

Commitment to diversity and Indigenous businesses

At Babcock, we strive to have an inclusive supply chain and actively build strong relationships with diverse suppliers.

Babcock is committed to working alongside Indigenous businesses to strengthen and broaden our Canadian supply chain. As committed members of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’ Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program, we join their mission to “foster sustainable business relations between First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, and Canadian Business.”