Procurement Sub-Contract Specialists

Recruiter
Leonardo
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
15 Oct 2020
Ref
001266
Contact
Leonardo
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent

THE OPPORTUNITY

Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air. The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.

We are currently looking for dynamic Procurement professionals to join the Procurement team in Edinburgh.

The role(s) will be based within one of the Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) where you will work alongside other members of the Procurement team, Engineering, Quality, Operations and Project Management stakeholders to deliver compliant contracts to support either production or development products.

We currently have vacancies for Sub Contract & Senior Sub Contract Buyers

Key Responsibility Areas

WHAT YOU WILL DO

This will vary depending on the role but your typical accountabilities will be as follows:

Responsible for putting in place the appropriate Commercial Agreements, including but not limited to, internal and external Customer flow downs, NDA's, TAA's and Export Licences etc.

Prepare the relevant Request For Quotation and Contract documentation packs such as Bid Packs, Contractual Terms, Price Agreements and Statements of Work.

Responsible for creating and presenting Contract Compliance packs for internal audit and to external Government bodies or their Agencies.

Market analysis of Supplier pricing to ensure price reasonableness is achieved and reported (benchmarking).

Plan and execute cost negotiation of Supplier pricing and provide reporting for internal / external Audit.

Provide analysis of material pricing to support the Product Cost Review Boards for New Product Introduction (NPI), with a view to highlighting cost reduction opportunities in line with declared project / product targets.

Collaborate with Design Engineering to understand our product route maps so market research can be undertaken to identify capable and sustainable sources of supply.

Identify and encourage Supplier competition for material requirements, utilising the Supply Review Board (SRB) process as an enabler.

Prepare varied Lifecycle Management reporting such as Procurement Plans to outline the status and progress of material sourcing, Contracting Compliance and Bid Support.

Responsible for the management of Supplier delivery performance (of NPI Contracts) throughout the Contract lifecycle in line with defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).

Responsible for managing the material budget associated with NPI, reporting on aspects such as Revenue Forecasting and Estimate to Complete.

Identify and manage risk and opportunity, working collaboratively with Suppliers and other IPT members.

Deploy the appropriate SAP activities in order to carry out your job effectively, especially in relation to the creation of compliant Contracts

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You really must have:

Exposure to / understanding of Contract Terms & Conditions

Good negotiation skills

Good attention to detail

The ability to influence

An analytical mind

Experience in working in a team

Good IT skills (MS Office based)

It would be nice if you had:

A CIPS qualification

A relevant business or engineering degree or working experience in a similar role

Working knowledge of US acquisition regulations

Working knowledge of trade / export compliance regulations

SAP experience

WHAT YOU WILL GET

A competitive salary

25 days annual leave in addition to statutory bank holidays

Flexible working scheme to give you the time and flexibility you need to enjoy a

balanced life

Award-winning pension scheme, including an attractive employer contribution

Maternity, Paternity, parental, adoption and dependent leave

Free gym membership

Onsite Occupational Health Service to look after your physical and mental wellbeing, and keep you safe at work

Restaurant facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant

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