Procurement Manager/Office

Procurement Manager/Office

Job Title: Procurement Manager/Office
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 895133_1564044878
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 09:54

Job Description

Our client is looking for a procurement specialist who is adept at obtaining Value for Money (VfM) solutions from the supplier, drafting and negotiating subcontracts and, once on contract, managing the supplier programmes and subcontracts. You will ideally have experience building effective relationships at all levels to embed collaborative working within both multifunctional project teams and the supplier's organisation.

You will be managing a large portfolio of complex sub-system equipment and/or service suppliers. As well as joining a highly skilled, energetic Procurement team who strive for personal and professional excellence such that they are the recognised leaders within our client's organisation constantly delivering global through life Major Equipment Procurement solutions to support Customer needs.

This is a unique Procurement role which will provide visibility and both commercial and project management experience across all project areas exposing the individual to a range of complex and advanced products and technologies.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*You will be the primary interface dealing with design authority suppliers who provide complex sub-systems for use in, and services to support vital weaponry systems,
*Managing the major supplier related aspects of the business winning process including, drafting and negotiation of complex RFQs, sub-contracts, contract amendments and other industrial agreements
*Ensuring the Sub-contractor delivers to programme and technical requirements within authorised budgets, and in accordance with their contractual obligations
*Managing and developing the business relationship with suppliers
*Leading a supplier facing multi-functional team
*Implementing strategies associated with the sub-contract(s) to deliver maximum business advantage in line with business plans, in the high value/high risk and complex political environment
*Seeking ways to continually improve the Supplier to be a high performing supplier
*Ensuring Our Client has adequate visibility of the Sub-contractor programmes and associated risks such that strategies can be implemented to overcome problems that may hazard timely delivery of project requirements or cost
*Participating in project and functional process improvement opportunities, sharing best practice where appropriate within other sectors/projects
*Providing accurate budget and cash forecasts for supplier payments
*Dependent on specific role, management of one or two team members

You will have the following experience

*Enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable individual able to deal with complex situations
*Able to draft contract agreements and negotiate terms and conditions to maximise the benefit
*A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales
*Strong relationship management skills demonstrating an aptitude to be able to lead and influence key stakeholders and suppliers with the support of senior management
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office IT packages (SAP, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Title: Procurement manager/officer - Major Equipment (Complex Sub-Systems) Procurement
Pay Rate and Bens: £31K - £45K DOE+ bonus, pension and private health care plan
Location: Stevenage

Key Skills: Procurement, Supply chain, Team management, Supplier Management, Procuring, Buying, Purchasing, Contracts, T&C's, Commercial Acumen, Engineering, Defence, Aerospace, Aviation

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 is a permanent position

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

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