Procurement Manager - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 6867 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 May 2024
Procurement Manager
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                     Up to £47,500
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Procurement Manager role:
Are you passionate about managing critical supplier subcontracts? Do you have experience of providing commercial guidance and would love the opportunity to work collaboratively with suppliers?
As a Procurement Subcontract Specialist for Major Equipment Procurement (MEP), you will partner with our suppliers and enable the business to provide world-leading defence capabilities for our Home Nations and their Allies.
You will lead subcontracts and obligations across the entire life cycle of complex systems, project manage the on-time, on-cost, on-quality delivery of high-value and sophisticated sub-systems, provide commercial guidance to internal customers and manage risk and opportunity to safeguard the interests of the business.
MEP provides a collaborative, team-focused environment where multitasking is a key skill. This is a key role, and we need people who can help us be successful by taking requirements and problem-solving with tangible solutions. There will be ample opportunities for you to develop within the MEP team and across the wider procurement business. You will be required to travel to our suppliers in the UK, Europe and potentially internationally. 
Procurement Manager Skills and Qualifications required:
  • Experience in procurement subcontract management, e.g. negotiation, contract and terms and conditions.
  • Be able to problem solve daily and be skilled at finding a resolution
  • Keen to provide continuous support and co-operation to senior internal and external customers
  • Continually improve opportunities, analyse situations and present possibilities, whilst balancing risk
  • Prior experience working in a highly regulated industry (defence/aerospace/medical etc) would be highly beneficial
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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