Procurement Officer | SA-Edinburgh Parks
|Category:||Contracts, Purchasing & Procurement|
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|Application Close Date:||29-Mar-2019|
- Apply your talent where it counts
- Have a positive impact in a high performing team on a leading defence project
- Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture
We've come a long way in 65 years of operation in Australia. On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as the tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 3,500 employees.
In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused. We call it an ‘everyone culture'. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work.
Apply your talent where it counts as a Procurement Officer in our team in Edinburgh Parks, SA.
About the Opportunity
You will be responsible for the establishment, placement and management of the appropriate contracting arrangements with capable suppliers to deliver the cost, schedule, quality and safety requirements of the business, which, through effective relationship and performance management, maximise value and minimise risk.
As a member of our team, you'll enjoy competitive benefits, family friendly and flexible work practices, interesting work, unique career development opportunities and a culture that is built on trust, teamwork and pride in what we do.
In terms of specific responsibilities, you will:
- Manage the procurement elements of bids and tenders ensuring robust definition of requirements and commercial terms
- Lead the supplier evaluation process and support sourcing recommendations on behalf of the business
- Lead supplier negotiations and finalise Supplier Agreements and purchase orders in accordance with set procedures and Delegations of Authority (DOA)
- Ensure adherence to contractual obligations through effective commercial management, including payments, claims, warranties, cash flow, and flow down of contract amendments
- Proactively manage the performance of suppliers to achieve the requirements of the contract from a schedule, cost and quality perspective, developing and embedding the relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
- Facilitate and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach
- Identify and manage supplier risks and opportunities, including those of the suppliers' supply chains
- Proactively engage with key suppliers to enhance capability and efficiency
- Provide support to the management of cross business commodities and subcontracts management
- Generate and manage the (Lifecycle Management) LCM Procurement Plan and subcontract management plan where appropriate
- Raise awareness of, and support the implementation of, leading procurement practices both within the team and across the business/project
- Provide management reports as required
- Lead, manage and develop team members to deliver the required capability to meet the needs of the business
- Deputise for the Procurement and/or Supply Chain Manager as required
- Implement and follow the procurement policies and processes as determined by the Procurement function, ensuring compliance with the relevant acts, legal demands and ethical standards
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:
- Significant experience working within the defence industry or related sector and building successful relationships at a senior level
- Demonstrated experience in procurement and supply chain
- The ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally
- The ability to contribute to the resolution of procurement issues
- Good interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
- Sound commercial acumen with a proven capability in negotiation
- The ability to balance conflicting priorities to deliver against customer requirements
- Experience in Oracle
Whilst not essential, a degree in engineering, commercial discipline or professional procurement qualifications such as MCIPS, will be an advantage.
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance and be cleared for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Applications should be addressed to Polly Buerano, Talent Acquisition Specialist. Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.
To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au