Commodity Manager

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12 months
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
flag_no United Kingdom
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Commodity Manager (RF Equipment)


12 Month contract


Our client develops and manufactures Satellite equipment and due to continued growth they looking for a contract RF Equipment Commodity Manager for a minimum 12 month contract in Portsmouth.

Job Description:

* Establishing and drive implementation of Equipment Sourcing Strategy
* Create value leveraging supply market, through cost negotiation leadership
* Contribute to Improvement plans
* Manage the overall business relationship with suppliers
* Define/Maintain the supplier selection process (incl. Tactical Make Or Buy)
* Evaluate & Develop suppliers

Main Task

Lead the sourcing phase: lead the supplier selection process
* Contribute to the vetting process: provide equipment supply cost commitments to satellite proposals
* Lead supplier negotiation for their Commodity
* Guarantee achievement of value creation target by ensuring development and deployment of an adequate and coherent procurement policy and processes
* Be accountable for the savings for his commodity
* Lead Multi Functional Teams for the commodity: improvement and cost-saving initiatives with suppliers.
* Maintain/update Equipment Sourcing Strategy documentation
* Deploy sourcing actions in dollar zone

Essential Skills

* Experience of Commodity and/or Equipment Procurement
* Experience of Supplier Sourcing
* Experience of Supplier Selection
* Contract Negotiation
* Supplier Development and Relationships
* The candidate must have the skills to understand RF Payload architecture and associated technical drivers

Please contact David Thompson.

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