Procurement Professional

Christchurch | Procurement, Purchasing

The Role

The primary role function is the provision of support to Procurement capability.

Working as a member of the line of business Procurement and Supply Chain team to provide Procurement or Supply Chain expertise, services, support to meet the operational needs of line management and the business.

The role involves working within a clearly defined framework, and requires knowledge and understanding of Procurement or Supply Chain principles, techniques and practices.

Role Responsibilities:

Not limited to...

  • Working within Procurement team to ensure the timely procurement of goods and services for the line of business, providing support to campaigns and throughout the life of programmes.

  • Application of knowledge of professional procurement principles and practices, technologies and the supply base to source goods and services, either for routine purchases or for lower value/risk non-standard items or services.

  • Demonstrate basic business acumen when negotiating with suppliers and understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made to business stakeholders and suppliers.

  • Working with Procurement and Supply Chain representatives, cross-functional stakeholders and suppliers to ensure that quality, cost and delivery considerations are factored into procurement decisions.

  • Proactively manage instances of supplier under-performance.

  • Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement.

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Likely to have a minimum of 2 years' experience of working in a Procurement / Supply Chain and Defence environment; and / or be educated to degree or equivalent standard.
  • Possess a good standard of competence in key areas of Sourcing process knowledge, Contracting Skills, Financial Awareness, and Supplier Management.

Security Requirements: SC

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct and/or indirect access to ITAR Material which means there are restrictions on dual nationals. Therefore you must hold a British Nationality to apply for this role. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

This role is for UK EYES ONLY

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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