Procurement Manager - Engineering

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
15 Aug 2020
14 Sep 2020
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager - Engineering Projects - Leading Defence Firm - Rapidly Growing Team - £45k - £50k + Bonus + Package - Bristol

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This global leading defence major seeks an experienced procurement & supply chain 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 have high importance within the organisation.

This Procurement Manager 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 function
  • Working with senior level stakeholders, you will be required to demonstrate market know-how and gravitas to influence major decisions across 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:

  • Supply Chain experience within defence and commercial bids projects
  • Engineering industry/category experience
  • End to end exposure of procurement bid proposals, contract negotiations, and value add
  • Excellent communication skills with the gravitas and confidence to work on large negotiations and scope strategies

This is an excellent opportunity within a dynamic growing business to develop strategy for key business projects. Liaising directly with key stakeholders internally and externally this a fantastic opportunity to take your procurement career to the next level.

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

Keywords: Procurement, Purchasing, Direct, Buying, Manager, Strategic, Tender, Construction, Engineering, Hampshire, Surrey, Global Travel, Aerospace, Defence, Manufacturing, Industrials

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