Senior Procurement Manager

Senior Procurement Manager

Job Title: Senior Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-01-21
Reference: J140955
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2020 13:47

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for one of our busiest clients based over in Bournemouth. With their huge new project on the horizon this is the perfect opportunity to join their team. If you are a Senior Procurement Manager and are looking for you're a new challenge then this could be the role for you!
The lucky candidate will have the chance to be a part of the Global Supply Chain Team, focused on helping our client to plan and implement procurement strategies and manage its existing and new subcontracts. A key element of this role is to develop and manage strategic relationships with key subcontractors to ensure subcontractor performance and longer term commitment.
Key Task:
•Managing strategic suppliers and strategic relationships
•Identify and manage risks associated with key and major subcontracts
•Developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders
•Preparing tender packs, evaluating tender proposals, negotiating contract terms and conditions.
•Negotiating proposals, contract modifications and agreements as required
•Assessing the Make vs Buy and provide pay back justifications
•Drafting and negotiating agreements with suppliers whilst applying sound commercial judgement and ensuring compliance with our clients policies; insurance requirements; confidentiality requirements; and flow down' requirements from customer contracts
•Supporting our clients bid teams to source, manage and secure sub-contracts that meet customer needs
•Drive improved profitability and bid cost reduction through re-use, best practice processes and knowledge sharing.
•Manage and control all subcontract documentation, data, files and reports in a timely and accurate manner
•Supporting internal Phase Reviews/Approvals ensuring that all required approvals are obtained prior to executing a subcontract
•Ensuring integrity of commercial in confidence, security classified and export-controlled information
•Ability to coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members to take positive action and accountability.
Skills and Experience:
•Experience in strategic supplier relationship management and developing procurement plans.
•Graduate level
•Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce, law, strategic procurement or a related discipline
•At least 5 years' experience in drafting, negotiating and advising on both simple and complex subcontracts
•Experience in supporting a Bid Team to negotiate and secure sub-contracts on complex support service programmes
•Experience with preparing tender documentation
•Experience with evaluating tender responses
•Experience with project management principles and working as part of a project team
•An advanced knowledge of procurement and contract management principles An advanced understanding of key contractual principles (e.g. contract formation, indemnities, consequential loss)
•Expertise in various contract types (Cost-type, Firm / Fixed Price, Fixed Price Incentive Fee, Fixed Price Level of Effort, Time and Material)
•Strong business acumen with the ability to clearly recognise risk elements in business transactions and develop strategies for mitigating risk
Key Words: Senior Procurement Manager, Sub - Contract Manager, Supply Chain, Stakeholder Management, Aerospace, Defence