Bids & Program Manager -Leading Aerospace & Defence firm

GBP37000 - GBP43000 per annum + Package
11 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
George Beale
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Bids & Program Manager, Maritime, Land & Weapons - Leading Aerospace & Defence firm - Surrey


This industry leading and FTSE 250 Aerospace & Defence firm, renowned for their market and significant UK based contracts, are looking to bring on board a highly-capable bids and program manager to their maritime, land and weapons function that can build a long-term career with the organisation.

This is a highly dynamic organisation that breeds a collaborative and high-class culture. This firm offers unparalleled industry exposure and innovations in the sector, not seen by other firms in this space. If you are a interested in this sector and have a good grounding in engineering or aerospace procurement programs, please apply.

Bids & Program Manager role outline:

  • Work as part of a highly dynamic and innovative procurement team, at the forefront of innovations within the industry, whilst working closely with stakeholders across the UK to promote best-practise procurement
  • Work on a project-to-project basis within the team, engaging externally with key suppliers, always looking to negotiate favourable terms for the supply chain team and business
  • This is an end-to-end role, from managing bids, proposals, and existing supplier portfolios, to negotiating with new vendors and delivering existing value for money
  • Take advantage of this firms highly dynamic and collaborative culture to upskill yourself and move through the ranks to senior manager and beyond

Experience required:

  • End-to-end procurement experience from an engineering, automotive or defence / aerospace industry is ideal however not essential. The understanding of highly regulated environments, is a must!
  • Degree level education
  • The ability and experience of working on a project basis rather than category management, with a solid grounding of commercials bids, contract management and drafting
  • CIPS is desired however not essential

If you are interested in joining this global market leading aerospace and defence firm, renowned for their high-class procurement team, please apply via this domain or with a copy of your cv to

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