Senior Category Lead - Aviation

Location
Bristol
Salary
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
BBBH6259
Contact
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Category Lead - Aviation - Global Aerospace & Defence Organisation - Bristol - Excellent Package

Contact: JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

A unique opportunity has arisen for a senior procurement professional with expertise in the Aviation industry to drive and develop procurement strategy on a global scale. As part of an ambitious growth agenda, this organisation is spear-heading ground-breaking procurement strategy to ensure a best-in-class modern approach across the supply chain.

The Senior Category Lead - Aviation will:

  • Work closely with the category team to implement framework agreements and sourcing strategy
  • Design and implement an effective communication strategy to raise awareness, compliance, and motivation to deliver a procurement step-change
  • Act as a functional lead across bids, working closely with the central team to assist in devising strategy for proposals and dialogue with senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Be accountable for procurement process, supplier engagements and supply chain solutions to deliver cost effective solutions and drive continuous improvement agenda
  • Represent the function at board level, ensuring systems and implemented in accordance to group policy and offering visibility of the functions operating performance

Required Skillset:

  • Demonstration of consistent career progression
  • Experienced implementing strategic sourcing strategy in an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to effectively represent the aviation function to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrable capability as an influencer within procurement environments, coupled with the flair to leverage commercial opportunities and build lasting relationships.
  • Knowledge of Aviation sector contract requirements ideal
  • Ability to adapt in a matrix environment
  • MCIPs qualified or working towards

If you're ambitious about procurement journey to a senior leadership post within a global environment, this opportunity is ideal. Join an organisation that promotes both best-in-class procurement, as well as a healthy working culture that fosters success.

To apply please send across an up to date copy of your cv to jobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or apply directly

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