Copello have partnered with a leading defence business in the recruitment of Procurement Professionals / Practitioners to be based in Cumbria.
Depending on level, responsibilities will include:
  • Responsibility for sourcing, negotiating, placing & managing contracts to de-risk the programme
  • Working in conjunction with the Integrated Delivery Team and cross programme key stakeholders
  • Maintaining reporting and managing information in line with programme requirements including Cost and spend management, Supplier performance, Schedule delivery performance of data and hardware
  • Maintenance and creation of Purchase Orders in SAP and associated purchasing systems
  • Accountability for all related Supply Chain activity in line with area of responsibility
  • Contract management – major subcontract & transactional
  • Undertaking all aspects of procurement related activity to cost, quality and schedule
  • Delivering Procurement expertise in line with corporate Procurement policy and process in line with business requirements and performance objectives
  • You will have the ability to work as part of a team at pace, be professional within the procurement field and be flexible at all points of the procurement lifecycle
  • Undertaking reporting, data analysis, updating contracting documents and other ad hoc activities
The ideal candidates will have the following skills and experience:
  • Excellent communication skills within a similar professional setting
  • SAP knowledge with Previous experience in Procurement preferable
  • Proficient IT user – Purchase Order/ERP systems, Microsoft Office applications
  • Competent knowledge of contracts and how to manage these 
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills across all levels  
  • Strategic approach to tasks
  • Equipment procurement experience
  • Experience in dealing with high value and volume contracts 
For more information and to apply for this role, please contact Tina on 07384682203 or

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