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Defence & Aerospace

Head of Procurement - Major Systems and Equipment

Up to £91.75 per hour

 | Hampshire

 | Contract

Head of Procurement (Major Systems and Equipment) - 12 Month Contract - Broad Oak Based (Hybrid working) - £91.75 an hour Umbrella Inside IR35 This is a great opportunity to join one of the UKs leading Defence organisations based in Broad Oak (Hybrid). Reporting operationally and functionally into the Combat Systems Commercial Partnerships Director - the Head of Procurement - Major Systems and Equipment (MS&E) will be responsible and accountable for leading the MS&E team, ensuring contractual delivery of all equipment, materials and services within their scope of responsibility into Combat Systems Programmes. Utilising Procurement best practice and subject matter expertise, the Head of Procurement will be accountable for effective management of suppliers, ensuring that appropriate management steps are taken to resolve escalated issues. Qualifications/Functional Knowledge MCIPS qualified (or equivalent) Effective and tested leadership practices End-to-end strategic Procurement lifecycle Ethical Procurement practices Value Engineering/Cost Reduction processes Contract Management & Relationship Management best practice Contract and supplier performance management Strategic Category Management - strategy development and multi million pound delivery In depth working knowledge of the legal environment related to contracts and framework agreements within the defence sector Application of Procurement and Supply Chain Governance practices Use of Quality systems and management processes Working knowledge of Regulatory frameworks on Supply Chain practice (e.g. Import/Export, ITAR, Defence Procurement Regulations) Combat Systems Product Domain Knowledge For more information please contact Lauren Morley on 0161 905 7916 or click apply. JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Senior Commercial Manager - Defence

competitive

 | Redhill

 | Permanent

Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Senior Commercial Manager to work for an advanced communication technologies organisation operating in the military industry. The ideal candidate will have been involved with the negotiation and administration of contracts for the UK Government Ministry of Defence and other agencies. The Senior Commercial Manager will support the Finance Director in delivering the Commercial activities of the group, working with the Business Development and Project teams in developing commercial solutions in response to tenders issued by the UK Government and subsequently providing commercial management. You will be responsible for: Managing the preparation and submission of commercial proposals, including the preparation of responses to contract conditions and the management of the Request for Bid Approvals Formulating and obtaining approval for all agreements to be entered into as prime or sub contractor, and to enter into all contractual commitments with customers Managing the negotiations with customers of contract terms and conditions, including price and payment, leading to contract award and acceptance. Managing effective contract execution through the lifecycle, from the issue of internal authorisation through to contract closure. Providing Commercial governance accordance with the requirements appropriate commercial policies and processes. Supporting the Project Management team with the drafting and negotiation of sub-contracts for both goods and services. Supporting the Business Development team with the drafting of teaming and other collaborative arrangements. You will have: Broad based knowledge of, and experience working within, the defence industry. Wide experience of the UK defence contracting environment, with a detailed understanding of pricing, contract terms and conditions, financing and funding mechanisms and a working knowledge of contract law. Previous experience in working across internal and external business boundaries. Relevant experience in the conduct and conclusion of contract negotiations with customers. *** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role *** JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Commercial Manager - Defence

competitive

 | Horley

 | Permanent

Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to work for an advanced communication technologies organisation operating in the military industry. The ideal candidate will have been involved with the negotiation and administration of contracts for the UK Government Ministry of Defence and other agencies. The Commercial Manager will support the Finance Director in delivering the Commercial activities of the group, working with the Business Development and Project teams in developing commercial solutions in response to tenders issued by the UK Government and subsequently providing commercial management. You will be responsible for: Managing the preparation and submission of commercial proposals, including the preparation of responses to contract conditions and the management of the Request for Bid Approvals Formulating and obtaining approval for all agreements to be entered into as prime or sub contractor, and to enter into all contractual commitments with customers Managing the negotiations with customers of contract terms and conditions, including price and payment, leading to contract award and acceptance. Managing effective contract execution through the lifecycle, from the issue of internal authorisation through to contract closure. Providing Commercial governance accordance with the requirements appropriate commercial policies and processes. Supporting the Project Management team with the drafting and negotiation of sub-contracts for both goods and services. Supporting the Business Development team with the drafting of teaming and other collaborative arrangements. You will have: Broad based knowledge of, and experience working within, the defence industry. Wide experience of the UK defence contracting environment, with a detailed understanding of pricing, contract terms and conditions, financing and funding mechanisms and a working knowledge of contract law. Previous experience in working across internal and external business boundaries. Relevant experience in the conduct and conclusion of contract negotiations with customers. *** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role *** JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Engineering

Sales and Bid Engineer - Market leader

competitive

 | Christchurch

 | Permanent

Exciting opportunity for Sales and Bid Engineer to join a market leading provider of test systems and solutions to the Aerospace/Defence sector based in Bournemouth. With new investors actively supporting this business, this is truly a unique opportunity and time to join a company with such ambitious growth plans. The successful Sales and Bid Engineer will be responsible for taking ownership of the technical response to bids and opportunities and working with supplier and partners to identify optimum solutions. You will be responsible for: Creating and owning the overall technical response Working with specialists for technical parts of the bid Writing the full technical response Work with colleagues in engineering, project management, sales, purchasing, manufacturing and quality to create an accurate estimate of time and cost to complete Creating project management plans. Managing the commercial interface with the customers / Account Management Working with colleagues, suppliers and partners in the UK and overseas to support responses. You will have: An engineering degree or equivalent work-based experience, ideally with a systems engineering background A sound appreciation of electrical, electronic and software systems, preferably in a structured engineering environment such as aerospace, defence, rail or nuclear engineering. A positive attitude, outgoing and able to converse confidently with different skill sets (engineering, production, purchasing, sales, management) and personality types Excellent written and verbal skills - confident user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Strong business acumen and able to identify opportunities and solutions The package: You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including very generous pension and 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development. *** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role *** JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Specialisms in Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Buyers 

    • Category Management

    • Import & Export

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      • Procurement/purchasing

        • Production

  • Supply chain

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​Emma Bainbridge

​Emma Bainbridge

Principal Account Manager

I have worked in the recruitment industry for over 15 years, initially supporting employment opportunities within the contract market before moving to specialise within the permanent market. I have worked for JAM for over eight years and here have further indulged my passion for supporting people in their long term and permanent career goals, specialising in technical opportunities within the areas of Aerospace and Defence. I particularly enjoy the challenge and success of working with RPO clients although will gladly turn my hand to any opportunities!Whilst not at work I enjoy the challenge of looking after and entertaining my three young children - life is never boring!

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Victoria Stevenson

Victoria Stevenson

Account Manager

​Account Manager within Supply Chain & Manufacturing, working with leading FMCG businesses to provide recruitment solutions UK wide across operational management roles. Interested in Diversity & Inclusion and helping industries to build diverse teams

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