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Purchasing Officer

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Company: JAM Recruitment
Contract: PERM
Location: Christchurch, England, United Kingdom

A well respected Defence Engineering organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Purchaing Officer to join their dedicated team of technical professionals. The role is based Washington, Tyne & Wear area and is for an initial 12 month duration. There is a rate of £25LTD Per Hour on offer for the successful candidate. Please find the description below:

Description of Program

JAM is delight to be working with a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems.

Job Description


* Take a leading role in supplier management for a given / range of suppliers.
* Proactively manage the performance of the suppliers in your control.
* Proactive and sustained engagement in bids, tenders and contracts within the designated area, including close and collaborative working with other functions.
* Create contracts to suit the needs of the programme requirements, ensuring flow-down of conditions & requirements as necessary.
* Support events for contracts as appropriate.
* Support the management of supplier sourcing and selection process.
* Support negotiations and 'close deals' with supplier representatives within the designated area of the business for all contractual agreements e.g. POs, Licences, Confidentiality Agreements and provide proactive procurement management thereof.
* Ensure application of governance to all Procurement activities as appropriate, including Export Compliance.
* Create and issue purchase orders in support of delivering the project requirements.
* Monitor and manage RFQ responses, expediting as necessary.
* Monitor and manage PO delivery achievement.
* Develop supplier relationships to increase competitiveness and mitigate risk.
* Resolve all queries with suppliers to ensure on time delivery to cost, quality and schedule adherence.
* Develop and agree a negotiating strategy with internal project stakeholders, then lead and negotiate agreements with the suppliers.
* Contribute to ensure suppliers are meeting targets on key performance metrics.






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