Supply Chain Project Specialist - Bids

GBP35000 - GBP43000 per annum + Benefits
07 Aug 2020
06 Sep 2020
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Defence Giant - Supply Chain Project Specialist - Bids - £35k - £38k + package - Bristol

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This global leading defence major seeks a strategically minded and ambitious procurement professional to help spearhead the growth and development of a rapidly growing business function. Having announced a number of flagship projects in the UK and abroad this team will be leading the business in delivering on these projects and pushing the growth of this department. With significant diversity and opportunity, this position is expected to progress rapidly within the organisation.

This Supply Chain Project Specialist position will hold the following responsibilities:

  • As part of a cutting-edge practice within the procurement & supply chain team, you will take part in all aspects of bid proposal, strategy design and procurement execution to assist multiple business units. You will work with commercial teams to negotiate contracts and work with your team to fulfil the bid promises and deliver savings and value add for the category.
  • Working with senior level stakeholders, you will be required to demonstrate market know-how and gravitas to influence major decisions across multiple business units. You will work continuously with the procurement units to help improve buy-in and design sustainable strategic sourcing policies.

What skills and experience are required?

  • Proficiency across all aspects of the end to end procurement sphere
  • Previous industry experience in defence, aerospace, utilities or Manufacturing technology is ideal
  • End to end exposure of procurement bid proposals, contract negotiations, and value add ideal but not required
  • Excellent communication skills with the gravitas and confidence to lead on large negotiations and scope strategies
  • Degree and MCIPS preferred

If you are interested in applying for this position or to find out some further information, please send a copy of your CV to

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