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Procurement Manager

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Manager to join the team with our prestigious client

Purpose of role:

Accountable for the procurement and contract management of work packages from inception through to contract closure, ensuring supply chain key deliverables are met to agreed project costs, schedule and quality. This includes:

Managing contract deliverables, supplier progress and performance to ensure effective delivery of contracted requirements
Managing contract risks and change, and implementing effective mitigations to meet project cost, schedule and quality requirements
Supporting the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of supplier performance with regular progress reporting and stakeholder engagement

The Procurement Manager Contracts will have responsibility for multiple work packages and typically c.£30m expenditure

Key Technical Skills

Knowledge and practitioner of Project Management principles and practice
Good understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to manage flow-down terms from customer contracts
Experience of standard form contracts i.e FIDIC, NEC3, LOGIC and BIMCO
Cost control, earned value management, planning and budgeting
In depth understanding and management of contract change and control of variations
Knowledge and practitioner of contract management, supply principles, processes and practice
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Well-developed ability to manage budgets and interpret financial data
Develop and manage supplier performance to deliver on schedule and within budget

Key Behaviours

Well-developed communication skills and ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders, customers, project team and suppliers at all levels
Good negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the business to ensure project requirements are met
Makes sound decisions of varying complexity based on objective analysis and judgement
Uses business knowledge to effectively plan ahead, identifying priorities and resources to ensure all tasks are delivered effectively to cost and time
Takes responsibility for own contribution to the success of personal, team and company objectives in the immediate and longer term
Self-motivated with drive to deliver results
Change mind-set with a strong work ethic and ability to manage ambiguity

Experience / Background:

Extensive experience in managing contract delivery in construction, engineering or manufacturing sectors (5+ years in contract management)
Advantageous to have a strong Engineering background and experience of complex engineering projects with EPC methodologies


Engineering Degree or equivalent through work experience (5+ Years' experience
Project Management or equivalent professional qualification

Recognising the restricted nature of the work there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.