Procurement Manager

Advantage Resourcing
Barrow in Furness
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
**Procurement Manager - 6 months Contract - £44 per hour Ltd or Umbrella - Leading Defence Organisation - Barrow in Furness**

Our client is leading Defence organisation based in Barrow in Furness who are looking for an Interim Procurement Manager Offset to join their team on a 6 months contract. You will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies in cooperation with the procurement senior leadership across the organisation in both UK and USA. If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out.

Key Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for developing sourcing strategies with an India based supply chain that can delivery against the business' Category Management strategies. Coordinating with Senior Procurement Leaders across the organisation in the US and UK Implementing and delivering the strategic sourcing initiatives developed in cooperation with the Senior Procurement leaders and their teams. Developing and implementing RFI, RFQ, Contract placement and Contract management with Indian Offset Partners. Promote India Sourcing throughout the businesses wider community. Develop opportunities, that support a business wide Category Management strategy. Support the India In Country Procurement team to evolve a supply chain within India identifying capability to the businesses Category Strategies established to deliver the lowest technically acceptable cost for each product.

Ideal experience required for this role:
Previous Supply Chain, Procurement or Category management experience
Ideally has worked within a Defence/ Manufacturing and/or Engineering industry sector
MCIPS or CIPS qualified or similar would be advantageous
A broad understanding of developing sophisticated sourcing strategies in an aerospace/defence environment
Demonstrable experience in establishing offshore supply chains is desirable
Must have exceptional leadership and organisational skills
Ability to react quickly to business changes
Continuous Improvement expertise
Strong stakeholder management
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Strong Microsoft Office package experience - Word/Excel
Ideally SC clearable for this role

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 819993

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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