Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Location
England, Bedfordshire, Luton
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
916053
Contact
Luke White
Sector
Merchant Navy
Location Type
Shore
Contract Type
Permanent
Procurement Manager
Location: Luton, UK

Our client is a leading engineering business that delivers advanced capabilities and solutions to defence, airborne and space organisations; offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement manager to lead the entire external supply chain function within a key business area.

The Role…

Main Duties:
-Develop skills and maintain high performance within the team; including overall functional development
-Deliver supplier cost reductions to support future opportunities
-Manage effective supplier delivery performance
-Reporting on material, resource and supplier performance within specific procurement function
-Commercial protection management
-Lead quarterly business reviews with subcontractors
-Procurement planning and strategies
-Travel within organisation, to customers and supplier locations with occasional overnights stays

The Person…

Experience:
-Electronic warfare knowledge/background
-Procurement within a manufacturing team
-Knowledge of SAP
-Understanding of contracts compliance within defence & aerospace sectors
-Negotiation and stakeholder management

Skills:
-Results driven and ability to work to deadlines
-Strong communication skills
-Influential
-Analytical
-Commercially aware
-Excellent written & spoken English

Education:
-Degree qualified or equivalent in Business Studies
-MCIPS (preferred)

The Reward…

-£50,000 to £60,000
-Bonus
-Pension
-Flexible working
-Learning & development opportunities
-Other contributory/voluntary benefits schemes

Notes:
-Will require UK security clearance