Procurement Commercial Officer Procurement Commercial Officer Location: Ampthill Job Type: Permanent Salary: £35 - £45k ARM are currently recruiting for a Procurement Commercial Officer for a world leading Defence Company in Ampthill.
You will manage all contractual terms including: cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or product family.
You will be required to ensure performance meets contracted requirements, and to input and maintain data on the Company ERP system (SAP).
The role operates across the contractual life cycle, supporting negotiations, execution and closure.
Responsibilities of a Procurement Commercial Officer: Understanding of Supply Chain best practice.
Undertaking contract execution on allocated procurements whether subcontract, commodity, or complex material purchases.
Achieving on time delivery, to meet contractual quantity, quality, and technical requirements.
Providing support to ensuring appropriate terms and conditions are specified and adhered to within the contract.
Supporting the compilation, issuing and managing a range of proposals to include RFQ's, and RFP's through to contract award/amendment, taking the lead where required.
Lead and manage a range of procurements from simple to complex including design/drawing control, delivery and warranty.
Assisting in ensuring successful completion of design, development, delivery, warranty and contract closeout.
Support negotiations with suppliers to ensure best-value is achieved.
Maintain key stakeholder relationships.
Managing and configuration control of the subcontract and associated documentation.
Undertaking all relevant transactional activities in SAP.
Work with commercial colleagues to ensure mandatory flow down conditions are managed, and to assess risk and opportunities for cost savings and schedule improvements.
Required Skills of a Procurement Commercial Officer: Demonstrated success in managing medium to high complexity subcontracts to meet contractual requirements.
Procurement and financial control experience.
Understanding of contract terms.
Capable of operating to tight schedules in a dynamic work environment.
A team player.
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal).
Enthusiastic, determined and committed.
Data literate with strong analytical skills.
Experience of facilitating solutions.
Flexibility to travel as required.
Desired Skills of a Procurement Commercial Officer: Experience in working in multi-functional organisations.
Experience in the various phases of the product lifecycle from proposal capture, programme start-up, development, production ramp-up, sustainment and end-of-life.
A relevant Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or degree in Business/Scientific/Technical discipline.
The ability to present information succinctly at senior internal and external meetings.
CIPs qualified or working towards a suitable qualification.
Flexibility to work at different levels of sub contract complexity (off the shelf, build to print, MOTs, and design to statement of work) Will also consider individuals with equivalent experience / combined education.
Disclaimer: This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers.
ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy.
We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today.
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