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Procurement Manager (060jc)

Date Posted: 19-Mar-2018
Closing Date: 18-Apr-2018
Location: Victoria, Greater London
Salary: Minimum - £60,000.00, Maximum - £70,000.00 per Annum
ABOUT EX-MIL RECRUITMENT LTD
Ex-Mil Recruitment was set up in April 2005 as a traditional and internet based recruitment consultancy with a very simple and honest ethos “By Ex-Military for Ex-Military, what more needs to be said”. This means that this recruitment consultancy is designed to be totally focused in placing ex military personnel in roles across the board; at present we have 3 consultants who have between them over 30 years of military service, and over 30 years of commercial experience behind them.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Procurement Manager (060jc) – Victoria, London – Excellent Package

My client, an International Service Company are now seeking an Experienced Procurement Manager to join their team in London to source equipment, goods and services for their operation in Afghanistan.

You will be reporting to the Group Director and you will be working in close collaboration with Afghanistan Operations Team, whom you will have to visit once or twice to execute and manage all out-of-country/international purchasing contracts to support the operations on a day to day basis.

The procurement landscape for my client would consists of the purchasing of fuel related infrastructure equipment such as Fuel Bladders, Storage Tanks, Tank Tainers and Refueller Vehicles, coupled with Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) requirements - typically high volume/low value purchases.

The critical aspects of this role are the ability to source the products and deliver them to site as timely as possible to ensure continuity of operations and zero disruption to activity.
The ability to manage the sites high expectations and multi-task high volume activity are essential attributes. With a significant spend associated with the cost of physical delivery of the products to site, previous logistics experience is essential, with knowledge of shipping into Kabul, Afghanistan advantageous.

This role will include managing one direct report (Buyer).

Therefore you key responsibilities will include:
• Purchase of equipment, spare parts and associated services in coordination with operational requirements and in compliance with procurement process
• Responsible for logistic tasks related to the timely delivery of equipment and spare parts to site, ensuring that the shipping documentation is accurate and in line with customs requirements.
• Identifying the most optimum route to site Manage and conduct the process of performing bid evaluations and prepare recommendation documentation for award Execution of purchase orders and service contracts
• Contribute to Technical Procurement savings targets, proactively negotiating improved commercial terms with Suppliers Registration of equipment and spare parts into the procurement system (Navision).
• Expediting and progress management of equipment through the procurement life-cycle Supplier management and dispute resolution
• Maintaining and managing the Purchasing Log, ensuring that it is always accurate, communicating progress to the local Afghanistan Operations team and Senior Management
• Monitoring the daily operations of procurement activities and reporting progress/issues to the Technical Procurement Director and company Management
• Conduct procurement spend and supply base analysis to develop efficiencies and identify continuous improvement initiatives
• Conduct market analysis to identify new suppliers and perform ongoing supplier analysis
• Develop sourcing strategies and execute Frame Agreements with key suppliers of critical equipment and services
• Review and approve vendor invoices as required
• Managing and conducting regular supplier feedback and performance assessments
• Assist with Tender preparation, providing pricing and recommendations for the procurement element of the Tender submission
• Collaborate closely with key stakeholders such as Operations and HSEQ
• Assist with the development and implementation of the Technical Procurement policies & procedures and proactively promote and ensure adherence within the business
• Assisting in pre-qualification of new Suppliers
• Assisting in maintaining the approved Supplier Management Database Management, training & mentoring of a Buyer

To be eligible for this role, you will need the following education, experience and skills:
• Strong educational background, ideally degree qualified in a relevant discipline (E.g. Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering etc.)
• The successful candidate will have a minimum of around 5 years procurement experience, with previous experience in managing procurement in support of Fuel Supply Operations preferred, but not essential
• Previous experience in managing the procurement of relevant commodities and knowledge of the supplier base is preferred
• Logistics background is essential, with knowledge of shipping into Kabul, Afghanistan advantageous
• Previous experience in supervising at least one other procurement professional would be advantageous
• Previous experience managing procurement activity of a similar size and scale
• Ability to work on own initiative with only a degree of supervision
• Ability to work in an international, dynamic and multicultural environment Excellent written and oral communication skills and fluency in English.
• Ability to communicate at all levels - particularly at a senior management level
• Analytical mind set Strong negotiation skills
• Ability to work within tight deadlines
• Strong management, training and mentoring skills
• Experienced PC User, familiar with MS Office, email, Internet is important. Essential that the candidate is a strong Excel and PowerPoint user.
• Good working knowledge of industry recognized procurement system such as SAP, Oracle. Experience with 'Navision Procurement System would be advantageous
• Comfortable with ad-hoc travel to Afghanistan (approx. twice per year for 7-10 days) to get an appreciation of the operation and to build relations with the in-country operations team

The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked in a logistics procurement function since leaving the military and who has possibly experience of procurement to the military after leaving the service.

In return they are offering an excellent salary and a benefits package that is designed to attract the best.

For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 ext 1, or jc@ex-mil.co.uk or via the website www.ex-mil.co.uk

https://www.ex-mil.co.uk/vacancies/5665/procurement-manager


DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EX MILITARY.

OBJECTIVES
My client, an International Service Company are now seeking an Experienced Procurement Manager to join their team in London to source equipment, goods and services for their operation in Afghanistan.

You will be reporting to the Group Director and you will be working in close collaboration with Afghanistan Operations Team, whom you will have to visit once or twice to execute and manage all out-of-country/international purchasing contracts to support the operations on a day to day basis.

The procurement landscape for my client would consists of the purchasing of fuel related infrastructure equipment such as Fuel Bladders, Storage Tanks, Tank Tainers and Refueller Vehicles, coupled with Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) requirements - typically high volume/low value purchases.

The critical aspects of this role are the ability to source the products and deliver them to site as timely as possible to ensure continuity of operations and zero disruption to activity.
The ability to manage the sites high expectations and multi-task high volume activity are essential attributes. With a significant spend associated with the cost of physical delivery of the products to site, previous logistics experience is essential, with knowledge of shipping into Kabul, Afghanistan advantageous.

This role will include managing one direct report (Buyer).

Therefore you key responsibilities will include:
• Purchase of equipment, spare parts and associated services in coordination with operational requirements and in compliance with procurement process
• Responsible for logistic tasks related to the timely delivery of equipment and spare parts to site, ensuring that the shipping documentation is accurate and in line with customs requirements.
• Identifying the most optimum route to site Manage and conduct the process of performing bid evaluations and prepare recommendation documentation for award Execution of purchase orders and service contracts
• Contribute to Technical Procurement savings targets, proactively negotiating improved commercial terms with Suppliers Registration of equipment and spare parts into the procurement system (Navision).
• Expediting and progress management of equipment through the procurement life-cycle Supplier management and dispute resolution
• Maintaining and managing the Purchasing Log, ensuring that it is always accurate, communicating progress to the local Afghanistan Operations team and Senior Management
• Monitoring the daily operations of procurement activities and reporting progress/issues to the Technical Procurement Director and company Management
• Conduct procurement spend and supply base analysis to develop efficiencies and identify continuous improvement initiatives
• Conduct market analysis to identify new suppliers and perform ongoing supplier analysis
• Develop sourcing strategies and execute Frame Agreements with key suppliers of critical equipment and services
• Review and approve vendor invoices as required
• Managing and conducting regular supplier feedback and performance assessments
• Assist with Tender preparation, providing pricing and recommendations for the procurement element of the Tender submission
• Collaborate closely with key stakeholders such as Operations and HSEQ
• Assist with the development and implementation of the Technical Procurement policies & procedures and proactively promote and ensure adherence within the business
• Assisting in pre-qualification of new Suppliers
• Assisting in maintaining the approved Supplier Management Database Management, training & mentoring of a Buyer

EXPERIENCE
To be eligible for this role, you will need the following education, experience and skills:
• Strong educational background, ideally degree qualified in a relevant discipline (E.g. Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering etc.)
• The successful candidate will have a minimum of around 5 years procurement experience, with previous experience in managing procurement in support of Fuel Supply Operations preferred, but not essential
• Previous experience in managing the procurement of relevant commodities and knowledge of the supplier base is preferred
• Logistics background is essential, with knowledge of shipping into Kabul, Afghanistan advantageous
• Previous experience in supervising at least one other procurement professional would be advantageous
• Previous experience managing procurement activity of a similar size and scale
• Ability to work on own initiative with only a degree of supervision
• Ability to work in an international, dynamic and multicultural environment Excellent written and oral communication skills and fluency in English.
• Ability to communicate at all levels - particularly at a senior management level
• Analytical mind set Strong negotiation skills
• Ability to work within tight deadlines
• Strong management, training and mentoring skills
• Experienced PC User, familiar with MS Office, email, Internet is important. Essential that the candidate is a strong Excel and PowerPoint user.
• Good working knowledge of industry recognized procurement system such as SAP, Oracle. Experience with 'Navision Procurement System would be advantageous
• Comfortable with ad-hoc travel to Afghanistan (approx. twice per year for 7-10 days) to get an appreciation of the operation and to build relations with the in-country operations team

The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked in a logistics procurement function since leaving the military and who has possibly experience of procurement to the military after leaving the service.

BENEFITS
Excellent Package
In return they are offering an excellent salary and a benefits package that is designed to attract the best.

JOB TYPE
Permanent





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