Procurement Manager - Hertfordshire

Supply Chain
Ref: 1956 Date Posted: Sunday 31 Jul 2022
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Procurement Manager
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                     Up to £50,000 + Overtime, Bonus, Pension & flexible working
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager, working for a world class technical engineering company, who are and growing year on year. The role will see you work as part of Major Equipment Procurement who focus on the sourcing, contracting and supply of bespoke high value /and high complexity sub-systems needed to deliver world leading defence capabilities for our home Nations and their Allies.
Upon joining the team, you will undertake a role with a considerable responsibility for pro-actively managing multiple critical supplier work packages, developing, and maintaining long term, open, collaborative and commercially robust business relationships with suppliers who are designing and delivering complex systems.
The Procurement Manager role is unique, fast-paced and exciting, all requiring a combination of commercial expertise and partner management skills to lead business relationships with strategic suppliers, across a wide range of initiatives to drive overall supplier performance.
Key aspects of the Procurement Manager role involve:
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Providing commercial guidance to internal stakeholders
  • Generating and implementing supplier strategies that deliver Value for Money
  • Resolving supplier performance issues and/or conflicts
  • Risk management and risk mitigation planning
  • Managing supplier performance (hardware and documentation)
  • Metric reporting and adherence
  • Cash Management
  • Schedule adherence
  • Building and nurturing supplier and key stakeholder relationships
Procurement Manager Skills and Qualifications required:
  • Experience in a Procurement or Supply Chain related role, ideally within a Defence or Aerospace contracting environment.
  • Ideally degree qualified in a business subject area, procurement or supply chain accreditations or equivalent experience.
  • Experienced in:
  • Negotiation in Customer/ Supplier environment
  • Bidding to win against a context of global supply chains
  • Contract conditions
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a rewarding and challenging Procurement Manager role with a company that offers excellent career and development opportunities, a fantastic working environment and a highly competitive benefits package.
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