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Indirect Procurement Manager £50k

Indirect Procurement Manager £50k

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    £45000 - £50000 per annum

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    25 days ago

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Indirect Procurement Leader (Business Partnering)


Guildford - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements. Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £50,000 plus competitive corporate benefits

Client: FTSE Defence organisation

Our client, a leading Aerospace & Defence company, is seeking an Indirect Procurement Manager to join their dynamic team in Guildford.

This role offers hybrid working, flexible hours, and the chance to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. You will be involved in developing revolutionary products such as electronic threat suppression systems for advanced fighter jets.

As an integral part of the supply chain team, you will contribute to an organization renowned for its high-performing stock in the FTSE 100 and an order pipeline exceeding £60 billion. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in a cutting-edge company that is at the forefront of military technology.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Category Support: Act as the Indirect Procurement Services focal point, providing day-to-day support on category queries and liaising with preferred suppliers.
  • Supplier Management: Proactively manage category suppliers, developing strong performance cultures through effective working relationships.
  • Value Delivery: Identify opportunities to deliver value through supplier contract management, competitive tenders, and procurement savings.
  • Data Analytics: Use data analytics to assess supplier data, improving supplier performance and value for money.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage risks within the category.
  • Project Support: Assist with change or transformation project activities as needed.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Engage and collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment in category service delivery, share lessons learned, and generate new ideas.
  • Governance and Assurance: Ensure adherence to and promotion of governance and assurance activities related to the category.

Your Skills and Experiences:


  • Procurement experience with knowledge of Category Management.
  • Experience in senior stakeholder management.
  • Proven knowledge in contract negotiation and supplier management.


  • Knowledge of Contract Management.
  • Experience in initiating and delivering end-to-end procurement projects.

The Indirect Procurement Business Partnering Team:

As a primary link between internal stakeholders and Indirect Procurement Services, you'll drive procurement efforts across all business units. Your role will involve agile collaboration, ensuring effective service delivery, and building strong relationships with internal teams. Travel may be necessary to support stakeholders, and you'll also contribute to broader business initiatives, gaining insights into our operations. This is a fantastic opportunity where employees can contribute to meaningful projects, access ongoing learning opportunities, and collaborate with talented colleagues within a global organisation.