Senior Supplier Programme Manager - Software Systems

15 Mar 2019
21 Jun 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Senior Supplier Programme Manager - Software Systems

Senior Supplier Programme Manager: A major Defence company is looking to recruit a number of Senior Supplier Programme Managers at their site in Bedfordshire.

Senior Supplier Programme Manager Responsibilities:
• Managing suppliers to ensure technical, cost, quality and schedule requirements are met
• Ensuring supplier schedules and milestones are reflected by, and integrated with, the overall programme schedule
• Identifying acquisition and supply chain risks and dependencies, and developing the associated mitigation strategies and plans
• Identifying acquisition and supply chain opportunities, and developing the associated realisation strategies and plans
• Preparing plans for transition from contract award to delivery
• Developing and maintaining mutually beneficial stakeholder relationships with key internal and external business contacts
• Communicating and escalating issues as necessary
• Providing expertise, support, direction, advice, and guidance on procurement, supply chain and acquisition policy, strategies, products and contract management procedures

Senior Supplier Programme Manager - Skills & Qualification:
• Knowledge and recent experience of software and systems development subcontracts
• Excellent understanding of procurement and supply chain best practice as applied to low volume, complex and bespoke solutions developed to meet requirements or specifications
• Capable of operating to tight schedules in a dynamic work environment and responding to effectively to challenges.
• An appreciation of procurement best practice as applied to goods and services which are built to print, military or commercial off the shelf.
• Understanding of system engineering principles and related disciplines/departments within a design and manufacturing environment
• Knowledge of strategic sourcing and advanced procurement techniques/tools
• Excellent commercial skills with the ability to negotiate best-value agreements
• Success in delivering bid winning supply chain solutions
• Experience in the all phases of the product lifecycle from proposal, programme start-up, development, production, sustainment and end-of-life
• Flexibility to work at different levels of sub contract complexity (acquire to requirement, off the shelf, build to print, MOTs, and design to specification)
• Knowledge of the SAP ERP system
• Bachelors' degree or equivalent in a business/scientific/technical discipline
• Knowledge/experience of process improvement methodologies

The Senior Supplier Programme Manager position includes not only interesting pay but also very attractive benefits package that includes:
• Private Medical Health Insurance
• Life Assurance
• Extra day off every other week

The successful candidate will be required to obtain SC Clearance!!!!

Click to Apply now to Steve!!!

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