Bramwith Consulting
GBP60000 - GBP69000 per annum + 10% bonus, 6% + 10% pension + flights
Closing date
18 Oct 2023

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Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Automotive, Travel & Hospitality
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details


If you are interested If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Oskar -

Due to recent internal promotions and growth this prestigious £Multi-Billion Global Travel Firm seek an esteemed 2x Procurement Manager to join their highly skilled engineering services procurement function. Are you from an engineering or aviation background aexpertise in managing high-value long term contracts This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your procurement career at one of the world's leading airline firms

This could be the perfect chance for you to join a small and specialist procurement function within a globally recognised brand that was voted the best workplace in 2022. The successful candidate will acquire great autonomy within a crucial area of the business through the management of a diverse category area equipped with multiple high value engineering service contracts.

This highly regarded global airliner based in West Sussex are offering hybrid working (3x office days) and a lucrative package: £60 - 69k base salary, 10% bonus, 6% + 10% pension contribution, a travel allowance of 7x free flights per year and 25 days annual leave.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Conduct detailed category analysis relating to spend & volume in support of both strategic and operational procurement.
  • Devise category strategies to reduce cost of ownership and generate commercially beneficial outcomes via strategic sourcing, negotiations and contract management.
  • Implement procurement plans and continuously improve processes in order to deliver business objectives and generate commercial gain for the business.
  • Conduct supplier research, make informed decisions on selecting suppliers and manage the tendering process, supplier negotiations and supplier relationship management.
  • Effectively manage high value, long term contracts - draft, negotiate terms and conditions and implement robust commercial contracts.
  • Ensure stakeholder management is productive, collaborative and adds value to the business.
  • Report into senior management and identify opportunities to shift strategic focus on current and future procurement activities.

Desired Experience:

  • High level of procurement experience in a Legal, Supply Chain or Business Management area - highly transferable industry experience would come from aviation, automotive or engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of contract law, the ability to manage contracts and negotiate important commercial deals with large supplier organisations.
  • Competence to develop and implement category management independently.
  • Experience of using procurement tools and display confidence in researching, utilising, assimilating and processing data from a variety of sources.
  • Knowledge / experience of procurement within aviation / aerospace or engineering industries would be preferable.

If you are interested If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Oskar -

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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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