Commodity Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
7 months
From:
Pontoon
Place:
Hampshire
Date:
07/05/2016
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1160273

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Commodity Manager - Contract - Portsmouth

A leading Client of Modis is looking for a Commodity Manager to establish and implement Equipment Sourcing Strategy in line with internal customers' requirements and the requirement to achieve cost saving targets.

The Commodity Manager will manage the overall business relationship with suppliers.

Define/Maintain the supplier selection process including Tactical Make Or Buy along with Evaluate and Develop suppliers.

Commodity Manager Main Task

  • Be accountable for the savings for his/her Commodity
  • Lead the sourcing phase
  • Lead the supplier selection process
  • Provide equipment supply cost commitments to satellite proposals
  • Lead supplier negotiation for his/her Commodity
  • Lead Multi-Functional Teams (MFT) for the commodity including improvement and cost-saving initiatives with supplier and specification optimisation
  • Develop market intelligence and maintain database
  • Maintain Equipment Sourcing Strategy documentation

Commodity Manager Experience Required

  • Commodity and/or Equipment Procurement or Project Management in space environment
  • Supplier Sourcing and selection
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Supplier Development and Relationships

Skills Required

  • Understand RF Payload architecture and associated technical drivers
  • Interpersonal skills to drive projects within a cross-functional environment
  • Proactive attitude
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills
  • Autonomy