Procurement Manager - Offset (M/F)

  • Company : JAM Recruitment
  • Localisation : Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness - UK - East Midlands
  • Position : Procurement Manager - Offset
  • Type of Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-12-05
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Job Description

Procurement Manger - Offset

This position is for a global aerospace/ defence organisation has many sites around the UK, employing over 80,000 talented people. With an innovative culture, they produce the most advanced products within the industry which promotes their world-renowned reputation. Holding a large market share, this company offers each contractor an opportunity to gain security clearance therefore you must be willing to undergo this procedure. Furthermore, there\'s the possibility of longer hours, repeat work and longer contract durations for gifted candidates.

The Role

*We are currently recruiting for a Procurement manager- Offset Delivery to lead our Industrial participation team in developing supply chain solutions in India.
*As the Procurement Manager for Offset delivery you will be managing a team of up to 10 procurement professionals and coordinating commodity requirements with the Procurement leadership in Business units across our sites in the USA, Europe and Australia.
*Promote India sourcing throughout the wider community.
*Leading a team of Procurement Professionals to deliver on Programme and IBP Milestones and objectives for Global Combat Systems.
*Coordinate the implementation of an Offset solution that meets obligations to the Government of India, in connection with the M777 Howitzer, FMS sales.
*Enhance spend analytics capability through effective deployment of Supplier Information Systems and derive intelligence on the aspects of company spending; such as top Suppliers, top spend Categories and opportunities for consolidation.
*Utilize spend analytics to drive savings opportunities in India, ultimately supporting company Offset obligations.
*Evolve an indigenous supply chain within India identifying capability and implementing Supplier development initiatives to meet Category Strategies established to deliver the lowest technically acceptable cost for each product.

The Person

*Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and integrate at all levels within the business and Suppliers Senior Leadership team.
*A broad understanding of developing sophisticated Category strategies in an aerospace/defence environment.
*Demonstrable experience in establishing offshore supply chains
*MCIPS accreditation is preferred
*Strong MS office toolset skills
*Proven experience in a Leadership Role
*Thorough understanding of Lean techniques and continuous improvement to support supplier assessment and capability gap analysis leading to supplier development/improvement initiatives.

The Package

*Rate: £44.25 Ltd per hour
*Location: Cumbria
*Duration: 6 Months


*To apply for the position of Procurement Manager - Offset Delivery, please send your CV to Stella Grundy at

*Alternatively, if you know anyone suited for the job please feel free to follow this link

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Procurement Manager, Supplier Management, MCIPS, Defence or Aerospace, Offset Delivery
  • Start date :
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
  • Salary : £40.00 - £44.25 per hour
  • References : BBBH67562_1512467541
  • Activity area : Supply Chain

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