Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 894562_1520441271
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2018 16:47

Job Description

Your experience as a Procurement Manager within an engineering environment will be highly valuable to my client, who is a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will responsible for procuring complex subcontract equipment and services which are designed and or supplied to meet the bespoke needs of the business.

The responsibilities for this role will include:

*Implementing strategies associated with the sub-contracts to deliver maximum business advantage in line with business plans
*Managing Business Relationship with suppliers of highly complex equipment and in long term relationships including implementing supplier relationship management techniques
*Monitoring the health of the supplier and identifying risks associated with them
*Ensuring the sub-contractor delivers to programme in line with project requirements within authorised budgets and technical requirements
*Ensuring the business's commercial position is protected and improved where possible
*Ensuring the business has adequate visibility of the sub-contractor's programmes to enable resolution of sub-contractor problems before they impact the business
*Supporting cost reduction activities, undertaking risk management and change management within the delivery team to maximise commercial benefit
*Forecasting cash payments in order that the business plans are achieved
*Running supplier meetings including regular progress reviews, to ensure contract performance and understand the status of sub contracts
*Participating in project and functional improvement opportunities
*Working with supply chain resources to maximise contribution to the project

To be suitable for this role your experience will include:

*Previous procurement experience in the Defence sector would be a great advantage
*Able to deal with complex situations and effectively influence senior stakeholders
*Competent contract negotiator with the ability to draft contract agreements and approve terms and conditions
*Able to build strong relationships with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight deadlines
*Strong relationship management and negotiations skills with the ability to lead and influence key stakeholders and suppliers
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (SAP. Excel, Work, PowerPoint)


*Procurement Manager
*Bolton or Hertfordshire
*£35000 - £45000

Keywords: Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Stakeholder

With some of the most sophisticated technology in the defence sector this is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

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.

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.

This role is a permanent position

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