Project Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Loudwater, Buckinghamshire

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Anakwenze

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Great Opportunity open for a Project Procurement Manager who brings experience of managing sub contracts for projects within defence, to come on-board and join a market leading global manufacturing company who operate within defence and aerospace. This will be a permanent position with excellent rates on offer.

Key experience:

  • 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
  • A positive, proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence
  • Ambitious and self-reliant - intrinsically self-motivated
  • Well organised and delivery focused
  • An ability to deliver under pressure with an appetite for measured success
  • Collaborative working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds

Key Duties:

  • 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