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Senior Procurement Manager - Defence

Ref no. BHN557812
Salary £70,000 - £85,000/annum
Location Buckinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

A global leading defence business are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Manager based in the Buckinghamshire area on a fulltime permanent (hybrid working).

Key skills required for this role

Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing, Subcontract Management, Supply Chain


Proven experience within a procurement management role, defence is preferred and open to other technical industries.

Job description

A global leading defence business are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Manager based in the Buckinghamshire area on a fulltime permanent (hybrid working).

Role - Senior Procurement Manager

Type - Permanent

Location - Buckinghamshire (hybrid working)

Salary - Competitive (DOE) + bonus + benefits

Key roles and responsibilities for Senior Procurement Manager and will not be limited to:

  • Responsible for providing daily leadership, operational direction, and continuous improvement to all assigned supply chain personnel
  • Ensure support for the Program Office for assigned business area
  • Responsible for leading development, maintenance and use of Program Supply Chain plans for active Programs
  • Responsible for teaming with Program and Finance leadership to ensure material availability supports business objectives
  • Responsible for teaming with the Quality organisation to manage supplier base risk and supplier development.
  • Responsible for leading supplier evaluation, selection and management activities
  • Establish goals and objectives for group and individual employees in group
  • Identify and implement appropriate performance metrics
  • Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and productivity of the Supply Chain
  • Confers with organisation's senior management to plan business objectives, to develop organisation policies related to Supply Chain and to coordinate the Supply Chain function.
  • Advises management regarding sub-contractual rights, obligations and other sub-contractual matters such as effective use of resources and legal issues.
  • Translates the organisations strategic vision into discrete work activities
  • Ensure continuing compliance with all policy and regulatory requirements
  • Develop staff training and developments plans for continuous improvement
  • Comply with all government, corporate and business unit policies, procedures and regulations
  • Leads others through change and deliver organisational improvement on defined metrics, other duties as assigned

Key skills and experience required for Senior Procurement Manager job applicant and will not be limited to:

  • Proven track record and experience in a Procurement management role
  • Technical manufacturing, engineering, aerospace OR defence background is preferred and not essential
  • Ability to lead complex international supply chain sourcing and procurement activities
  • Implement and execute change management
  • Eligibility to gain UK SC clearance

To apply for this Procurement Manager / Purchasing Manager / Senior Procurement Manager / Senior Purchasing Manager, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Eric Ho manages this role

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