2476400 - Commodity Manager

Stevenage, UK
20 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Commodity Manager

Interested in working as a commodity manager for an Aerospace and Defence Company, this may be the role for you!

As a Commodity Manager, you are a vital part in the procurement and supply chain community. You are in charge of securing supplier lines, to deliver value for money and to develop structured relationships with key suppliers. The main responsibility is to develop and execute a strategy for your commodity which includes supplier evaluation, supplier financial analysis, risk management, make or buy analyses, negotiations and long-term contract establishment with suppliers.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Establish, implement & monitor a Commodity strategy for your perimeter
  • Manage supplier relationships
  • Lead the (Sub-) Commodity Multi-Functional Team
  • Lead the bid, tender and supplier selection process
  • Lead and contribute to Procurement/ Value Creation projects & initiatives that aim at delivering synergies and savings
  • Lead negotiations with supplier to assure program expectations are meet
  • Set-up and negotiate contractual agreements with suppliers
  • Lead Supplier Evaluation Development (SED) and Vendor Management, and define action plans to develop strategic suppliers

Person Specification
  • Degree in Engineering, Business Management or equivalent
  • Proven experience in activities which have allowed you to acquire sound skills and knowledge of: Procurement, Engineering, Services, Project Management
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to persuade, influence and convince
  • Experience of working in a matrix environment with proven record of successful stakeholder management
  • Able to anticipate, assess and mitigate risks
  • Excellent skills in relationship building, team building, empowering, motivating others and conflict management
  • Knowledge of SAP would be an asset

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86334322

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