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Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    £17.51 - £23.17 per hour

  • Contact:

    John Sadler

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Morson is delighted to be working in conjunction with a well known Aerospace organisation based in Portsmouth, Hampshire. They are looking to recruit a Procurement Officer for an initial 6 month contract and is paying a rate of £17.51 PAYE Per Hour or £23.17 Per Hour via an Umbrella Company. Please find the job spec below:


  • One face to the internal customer, manage internal tasks for customer protection and improvement projects for internal issues, securing End To End demand management and ordering activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of demand created by internal customer (Planning & Demand, and, project).
  • Launch Request for Quotation of material and parts within both Space and Connected Intelligence business lines.
  • Red flag all the deviations occurring on the process.
  • Secure adherence to planning, internally, and externally (supplier LT).
  • Create Purchase Orders and release them to supplier.
  • Monitor supplier delivery dates and update ERP system (SAP).
  • Identify areas of improvement in the E2E supply chain process (both internally and externally, and On Time, On Quality, On Cost), and trigger involvement of other Airbus procurement departments as applicable.
  • Secure On Time payment of invoices and solve any discrepancy with corresponding account payable department.

Role Overview:

Ensures that the items and services to build and maintain our technology products are purchased from specified suppliers and are delivered according to agreed terms and conditions.

Drafting of new standard procurement contracts integrating all relevant requirements (e.g. economic, commercial, technological, legal, risk management).

Revision, optimization, further development of existing standard procurement contracts.

Preparation of negotiation contract drafting and execution of negotiations of contracts together with the procurement commodity buyers.

Evolution of existing contractual documents: preparation, drafting and negotiation of e.g. complex contract amendments and settlement agreements during the life cycle of the contract together with Procurement Commodity Buyers.

Signing of the contract validation form which shall content the key elements of the contract (executive summary, main deviations, risks and opportunities of the contract). Contractual analysis of agreements during the contract administration phase and/or in case of disagreements / potential forthcoming disputes between Company and suppliers concerning existing procurement contracts.

Provision of specialized support and expertise in contract analysis, -drafting, - design and -negotiations for Company functions other than Procurement (except aircraft sales contracts).

Advising internal stakeholders on contractual implications of internal (improvement) projects (e.g. confidentiality or intellectual property aspects). Development of new and further development of existing Procurement Academy trainings coaching and training-on-the-job of junior buyers in the areas of contracts and negotiations.

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