Procurement Director - Aerospace & Defence

Bramwith Consulting
GBP135000 - GBP160000 per annum + Bonus 40-50%
Closing date
4 Oct 2023

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Director / Head / VP / CPO
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Procurement Director - Aerospace and Defense - Award-Winning Boutique Consultancy

Salary: £135K-£160K + £50K Commission + Bonus

Location: London, UK

Contract: Home-Based Contract - Expensed Travel

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This top UK consultancy is seeking an exceptional and dynamic professional with a strong background in procurement to lead and expand the company's Aerospace and Defence procurement operations. Renowned for their data-driven approach in delivering cost transformations and sustainable cost reductions, this organization has rapidly grown within the UK professional services industry. With a flexible home-based contract, internal stakeholders can enjoy a balanced workload and mitigate the stress of rising travel costs.

Role Overview:

As the Procurement Director, your primary responsibility will be to generate and support sales of £2-3 million per annum through lead generation and business development in the Aerospace and Defence sector. You will leverage your expertise to drive the commercialization of the company's existing and new procurement technologies, providing valuable insights to clients. Leading a team of professionals, you will inspire and manage them to achieve individual growth and exceptional team performance. Your role will contribute to sustaining recurring revenue streams from new and existing clients by leveraging the company's renowned delivery frameworks. Additionally, you will develop and execute the procurement R&D strategy and stay up to date on market trends.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Development:

  • Generate and support sales of £2-3 million per annum.
  • Conduct lead generation activities to identify potential clients.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the Aerospace and Defence sector.
  • Leverage your expertise to drive the commercialization of procurement technologies.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead a team of procurement professionals at various levels.
  • Inspire and manage the team to achieve individual growth and exceptional performance.
  • Set and monitor KPIs to ensure the team's success.

Procurement Strategy:

  • Develop and execute the procurement R&D strategy.
  • Stay up to date on market trends and industry best practices.
  • Identify opportunities to embed the company's procurement capabilities within clients' operations.

Relationship Building:

  • Engage with C-suite executives to foster strong relationships.
  • Act as a trusted advisor, providing strategic procurement insights.
  • Negotiate and influence key stakeholders to drive successful outcomes.


  • Thorough development within consulting and/or procurement management.
  • Extensive experience in business development, business intelligence, and revenue generation.
  • Knowledge and application of procurement/supply chain cost transformation techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership within procurement projects, particularly in the Aerospace and Defence sector.
  • Proficiency in utilizing BI dashboards and ETL tools.
  • Clear evidence of sales experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, science, or economics.
  • Ongoing learning and professional development.
  • An MBA or master's degree (or equivalent) is desirable.

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Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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