Would you like to lead the major procurement requirements on future programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Manager at our site in Glascoed.
As a Procurement Manager, you will develop and maintain commercial relationships with suppliers designated as partner sources within the project, liaising with internal and external stakeholder to ensure an effective strategic relationship.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work through the supply chain for the complete future programmes, working on new products, programmes that do not yet exist within the business.
Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Manager will involve:
Investigating and developing a coherent Procurement Plan for allocated Project(s)
Developing and maintaining effective professional relationships with partner suppliers
Developing contracting arrangements to allow the business to achieve its growth strategy
Performance managing direct reports in line with business processes
Negotiating with partner suppliers to leverage off pre-existing relationships whilst also analysing the marketplace to identify potential new partner suppliers
Engaging with Senior Stakeholders to understand the needs of the business, whilst influencing and managing them effectively to promote the value of Procurement
Work alongside Category Managers ensuring agreed Category Strategies are maintained within Future Programmes
Your skills and qualifications as a Procurement Manager:
Tangible experience of bid winning / sourcing campaign activity
Experience of New Products Sourcing and Introduction
Thorough understanding of the strategic procurement process
Supplier relationship management partnering experience
Understanding of cost management and cost drivers, serve commercial framework
Risk and opportunity management experience
Defence experience or munitions would be perfect, manufacturing, energetics experience would be desirable
CIPS / recognised Procurement or Commercial Qualification would be desirable
What we're looking for in you:
You will be able to manage a team, valuing diverse opinions with experience of coaching. You should be a self-starter, with the ability to network with influencing and negotiation skills. You should be confident dealing with complex commercial and technical information
Salary: £40 000 + commensurate with experience
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Land UK
Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.
We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.