Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager

Job Title: Commodity Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/02/21
Reference: 897102_1610360325
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2021 10:18

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Commodity Manager to join their team on a contract basis. This role will be based in Portsmouth and will run for approximately 6 months. Please note, SC clearance is require for this position.

*Define, develop, implement, and manage a commodity strategy for equipment sourcing, including risk management, to optimizing the value for money to meet the requirements of the internal business lines. This shall be achieved through a Multi-Functional Team (MFT) approach.
*Manage the overall business relationship with suppliers.
*Define and lead the supplier selection process.
*Manage the contracting phase or the sourcing phase and monitor global supplier performance
*Monitor / evaluate global supplier performance, and lead development plans with suppliers.

*Leads and contributes to Procurement/ Value Creation projects & initiatives that aim at delivering the synergies and savings
*Lead the sourcing phase and supplier selection process.
*Provide equipment supply cost commitments to business proposals
*Lead supplier negotiation for his / her Commodity.
*Lead Multi-Functional Teams (MFT) for the commodity including improvement and cost-saving initiatives with supplier and specification optimisation.
*Develop market intelligence and maintain database.
*Establish, implement & monitor a Commodity strategy.
*Set-up and negotiate contractual agreements, with Procurement Contract support, including one-offs or spot buying or amendments, including waiver and claim management.
*Lead Supplier Evaluation Development (SED) and Vendor Management manage supplier's relationship and defines action plan to develop strategic suppliers.

*Commodity and / or equipment procurement or project management within defence / space environment.
*Contract negotiation.
*Supplier development and relationships.
*Understand RF/Microwave Engineering (desirable, not essential).
*Interpersonal skills to drive projects within a cross-functional environment.
*Proactive attitude.
*Excellent negotiation skills.
*Excellent communication skills.
*Strategic thinking.
*Strong networking and relationship building skills.

Other Information
Contract role
Location: Portsmouth
Duration: 6 months

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Keywords: commodity, procurement, project management, defence

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.