Project Procurement Manager

Location: Buckinghamshire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alex Spraggett

Project Procurement Manager


A Project Procurement Manager needed for a leading Aerospace and Defence organisation based in Buckinghamshire. They are looking to employ an experienced Project Procurement Manager, who has good experience working with projects within the defence domain, experience working within procurement and someone who has strong leadership skills.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Project Procurement Manager will include:

  • To design, manage and develop effective / agile supply chain solutions
  • Assess Make v Buy and provide pay-back justification for subcontract of new and existing electronic and electro-mechanical subcontract opportunities
  • Support the Procurement Manager in the development and mentoring of the Procurement team
  • Lead subcontract supplier research, audits, selection and development in close liaison with the SQA department
  • Manage the free-issue/sale of materials and loan of test equipment, jigs, fixtures and tooling as required by subcontracts
  • Effective BRM / QBR process management for all key and/or strategic subcontract suppliers
  • Analyse, report and manage excess material liabilities and ensure minimum business exposure at all times
  • Manage and control all subcontracts documentation, data, files and reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support implementation of Lean supply chain principles such as JIT, Kan-Ban, VMI, DLF etc. in line with the company's overall manufacturing strategy
  • Supervise the preparation of quotations/tenders, analysis of supplier bids, and award of contracts as required
  • Liaise with QA so that quality data (KPI's, RMA's and defect analysis) is captured, analysed, reported promptly with suitable root cause analysis and corrective action plans
  • Negotiate contract / supply agreements and enforce terms as necessary
  • Support development of commodity roadmap and vendor consolidation programs
  • Introduce strategic pricing models to deliver favorable PPV through structured cost

What you need to be the successful Project Procurement Manager:

In order to be the successful Project Procurement Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Experience of establishing and managing sub contracts in key projects within the defence domain
  • Proven experience working within procurement as PPM or similar role
  • Commercial acumen with a good understanding of terms and conditions and the ability to draft and develop sub-contract documentation
  • Experience supporting bid activity, creating procurement specification and terms and condition flow down
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office
  • Project Manager / Leadership skills
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Procurement Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

To apply for the Project Procurement Manager, you must be eligible for Security Clearance.

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