Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
Start date: September 2019 Location: Newport
Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.
From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.
The role sits within Programmes Supply Management and acts as the interface or business partner that links the internal customer to the rest of procurement.
The Cyber business is growing year on year so there are lots of new exciting bids and projects in a very dynamic environment.
Where National Eyes Only or Secret classification of bids/project occur then the role expands to cover all procurement activities.
The role also includes a very high level of communication with the different functions within Procurement located in different parts of Europe.
There will also be a requirement to be in engaged in Procurement of the Future which will impact change to how Procurement works today
Tasks & accountabilities
Main activities of the role may include;
Represent the whole Procurement organisation in front of Programmes.
Consolidate Procurement deliverables, by respecting milestones and delivering on time, on cost and on quality for supplied products and/or services in line with requirements.
Consolidate dashboard and the Programme dedicated reporting, including risk, claims and change management.
Ensure coherence between Programmes and Procurement matters and as such define and agree the appropriate procurement approach. - According to sourcing strategies & project constraints, organise overall for the project the tender evaluation & supplier selection/negotiation process. - Coordinate the Supply Management functions supporting the proposal (Procurement Contract Management, Commodity Management, Supply Chain & Quality Management, Supplier Development Management). - Ensure that procurement processes are correctly and consistently applied.
Prepare & submit a cost brochure detailing Supply Management commitments (products prices plus procurement effort). Within a Product Line / Project (when appointed to):
Act as focal point towards the Product Line / Project for all products procurement / purchase matters. - Is accountable for OQ OT OC delivery of products and related documentation & services.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
Good communication skills
Ability to learn aspects of Cyber technology and developing in the Procurement function
Good computer skills , operation of databases, SAP , etc
A good level of Business Acumen, including high standards of Ethics and Compliance
Understanding of Procurement Processes
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
This role will be based in Newport and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.