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Senior Procurement Manager

Senior Procurement Manager

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    Hampshire, England

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    Geoff Hunt

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    8 months ago

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Role: Senior Procurement/Supply Chain Manager

Location: Hampshire - Work from home 3-4 days a week

Package: Negotiable

Fantastic opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and agile market leading organisation that is going from strength to strength globally. This role will sit within their Aviation and Aerospace division.

The role is to join as a Senior Supply Chain Manager that will be responsible for providing the best in class procurement service in a cutting edge environment by developing and executing strategic sourcing projects. You will work on the procurement of technical equipment, custom-engineered products, software and components.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with key decision-makers in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of Procurement in all sourcing activities.
  • Collaborate with the Category Procurement Team to identify opportunities to utilise extant supplier relationships and frameworks that leverage Group scale.
  • Ensure compliance with process, governance and controls as agreed in the Procurement Code of Practice and Sourcing methodology.
  • Collaboratively develop industrial strategies with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans across spend.

Key Experience:

  • Current relevant domain knowledge - Aviation and Space.
  • Knowledge & significant prior application of UK Defence & Government procurement practices.
  • Highly proficient in the identification & mitigation of supply chain, organisational, regulatory, legal & commercial risk.
  • Experience of conducting International business is advantageous.
  • Adaptive and change focused; able to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirements.
  • Natural and articulate around senior management. Good listening skills and able to focus on issues critical to senior leaders. Can deliver communication concisely and steer conversation towards decisions needed.
  • Highly customer-focused and concerned with meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Senior Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree in a Business or Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • MCIPS qualified or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years in a Procurement or Supply Chain role specifically within the aviation industry and/or space.
  • Knowledge of procurement systems and infrastructure.
  • Knowledge & prior experience of strategic bidding and business development.
  • Proven contract drafting & negotiation skills.

If you, or someone you know would like further information please send a current CV to or apply to this job ASAP.