Procurement Specialist - FTSE 100 Business

Experis LTD
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Specialist

Plymouth, Devon

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Specialist to lead and manage a team within a large engineering and support service provider based in Plymouth.

The organisation is at FTSE100 business; the UK's leading provider of engineering support to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Armed forces. You'll be working as part of the organisation's Supply Chain Function within Naval Marine sitting within Procurement Operations Centre.

Key duties and responsibilities

The main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Is instrumental in the performance of the supply chain that enables and enhances the delivery of the project to the end customer.
  • Is able to manage wider Continuous Improvement initiatives across the function
  • Securing measurable value in terms of direct cost savings, cost avoidance, improved timescales and revenue growth as appropriate against a structured business case methodology.
  • Is able to lead and manage a team to produce excellent results
  • Captures specific project requirements and builds into supply chain requirements against the six step sourcing methodology.
  • Is able to manage wider Continuous Improvement initiatives across the function
  • Design of a supply solution to meet project requirements and maximise performance whilst minimising risk and complexity.
  • Managing sourcing and tendering processes in accordance with agreed project deliverables.
  • Leading negotiations with suppliers to ensure that the most cost effective supply solutions are obtained.
  • Ensuring that commercial position is best protected through use of agreed terms and conditions of contract; purchase orders and negotiation and agreement of terms in line with scope.
  • Ensuring that all technical and quality requirements are fully satisfied and that all material and service requirements are supplied in accordance with Project schedules.
  • Establishing supplier performance monitoring and development initiatives.
  • Coordination with Operational Procurement team to ensure project requirements are executed on time.
  • Execution of processes, and interfaces with finance, to ensure on-time payment to suppliers.
  • Timely provision of management information in line with reporting requirements.

What you'll need?

  • Supply Chain Performance
  • Excellent relationship management ability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good IT Technical Awareness.
  • Ability to Organise and Coordinate data.

What's on Offer?

  • Starting salary £30,000 -£35,000
  • Full time permanent position
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • A host of flexible benefits.
  • Career opportunities with a FTSE100 business

If you are interested in this position please apply below or call Francesca Robinson on to discuss further