Job Description

Procurement Leader

A Procurement Leader experience is required to work on a twelve-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Newcastle.

This is a 12-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of Procurement Leader contract role

Your responsibilities will include:

Lead the developing & maintenance procedures, systems & processes and contribute to the setting of strategies, ownership of procurement planning, procurement methodologies & management of personal objectives. Oversee and lead Subcontracting / Outsourcing activities for key assigned areas to ensure continuity of supply at the optimum cost

Specific Duties

  • Managing contractual opportunity & risk to ensure delivery of common business & functional objectives.
  • Ongoing cost analysis and robust project / contract management during all phases.
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks and ownership of the final account process.
  • Interpret and understand legislation relative to the purchased product / service.
  • Where applicable, lead and/or influence complex multi-party or multi-national contracting arrangements and assimilate implications to the business.
  • Creation of site measure and re-measure methodologies and supervision of on-site activities. Allocating work to subcontractors and valuing completed work and arranging payments.
  • Carryout coherence reviews of ITT and Contract Documentation including scope & demarcation documents.

Key skills required for the Procurement Leader

  • Procurement Leader / Manager exp
  • Must have optimum costing experience within Subcontracting and Outsourcing activities
  • Defence experience would be an advantage but not essential

If you are a Procurement Leader looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

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