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Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

  • Salary: £140 - £70000 per annum + Car + PMI + Bonus 20%
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Management, Other, Support
  • Date posted: 10/08/2018
  • Job reference: J391596A

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Procurement and Supply Chain Manager - Aviation Training & Support


Up to £70,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Private Healthcare

We are looking to recruit a Procurement and Supply Chain Manager to work for the UKs leading Engineering and Support Services organisation based from regional headquarters in Bristol.

About the role

The Procurement and Supply Chain Manager (PSCM) role will be directly accountable to and part of the Operational Support and Training (OST) within the organisation management team and therefore be expected to directly influence and set the procurement approach for the OST business today and directly or indirectly (working with the major bids teams) support future opportunities to enable bid winning proposals.

Main duties will include:

  • Accountable for all procurement activities, resources and supplier engagements required to deliver cost effective and quality supply chain solutions
  • Proactive member of the OST leadership team, working with both operational and functional leads to deliver continuous business performance improvement.
  • Develop a skilled procurement team capable of managing all OST commercial supply contracts applying continuous improvement principles to increase and optimise effectiveness.
  • Understand full business requirements covering financial, budgetary, commercial and technical flow down requirements.
  • Ensure bid proposals are managed and resourced effectively to ensure a competitive supply chain is selected which is aligned to the line of business procurement strategy.
  • Own, develop and gain stakeholder buy-in to "Value Plans"
  • Utilise a structured approach to the procurement strategy
  • Ensure that appropriate reporting is maintained to ensure supply chain progress, performance and risk status.
  • Engage relevant SME's to ensure all appropriate technical requirements are covered through the procurement strategy.
  • Ensure the operational procurement team are managed
  • Own the programme of supplier engagement and selection and necessary commercial arrangements
  • Manage any supplier negotiation requirements including development of pre and post contract negotiation
  • Ensure contracts are renegotiated, when appropriate, to ensure incremental benefit and
  • Accountable for the procurement and supply chain element
  • Ensure inventory is optimised to support operational requirements

About you:

We are looking for a candidate who is able to display the following skills and experience.

  • Strategic thinker and adept at the development of business strategies
  • Continuous improvement techniques
  • SRM process and principles
  • Performance management of suppliers
  • Development and management of commercial contracts including SLA's
  • Development and management of International supply chains
  • Application of Category management principles to contracting approaches
  • Highly developed Negotiation skills capable of employing a n
  • Knowledge of Defense and Security contract requirements (desirable)
  • Minimum of degree level (desirable)
  • Management of operational teams to deliver beyond expectation
  • Ability to manage and drive value from OEM relationships and low leverage environments
  • A high degree of stakeholder management capability
  • Ability to influence improvement in under-performing suppliers
  • Driving a procurement strategy through a structured process
  • Utilisation of e.Procurement technologies
  • MCIPs (desirable)
  • Financial acumen and experience of financial models

What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary up to £70k per annum plus bonus (25%)
  • Car Allowance
  • Benefits including private healthcare, pension scheme & other flexible benefits
  • Located in Aztec West, Bristol

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact the recruitment team on 0117 9309 734 for further information.

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