Procurement Officer

  • Job Location: Farnborough, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 10/08/2023

Step into the future of aviation with Zephyr, the world’s leading solar-electric stratospheric UAS. Revolutionizing Earth observation and global connectivity, Zephyr boasts unparalleled longevity in the stratosphere. As the only platform capable of months-long continuous flights at 70,000 feet, it stands above weather and conventional air traffic.

With tremendous progress in product evolution and certification, the dedicated entity for Zephyr aims to be the premier Global HAPS Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) provider. The vision extends to offering Platform as a Service (PaaS) to diverse sectors and managing a sun-powered, eco-friendly global HAPS fleet.

Seeking a seasoned Procurement Specialist to oversee the sourcing of an array of goods and services, targeting optimal cost-efficiency. Be at the forefront of shaping Indirect spend domains like Maintenance, Logistics, ICT, Marketing, and more. This role embodies the transformation and execution of enhanced business and procurement strategies.

Ideal Candidate Profile:
Expertise in indirect procurement categories with adept negotiation skills.
Knowledge of formal sourcing protocols and contractual risks.
Animated, with exceptional stakeholder engagement abilities.
Sharp problem solver with commercial acumen.
Efficient multitasker, managing shifting priorities.
Values integrity and team collaboration.

Role Responsibilities:
Deploy market and sourcing strategies.
Foster robust alliances with stakeholders.
Audit and visit suppliers as required.
Contribute to bid composition and proposal documentation.
Oversee supplier performance and handle related challenges.
Champion team and broader organizational goals.

Expertise in Supplier Relationship and Contract Management.
Background in Supply Chain, Purchasing, or Logistics.
Mastery in procurement strategy.
Stellar negotiation and communication skills.
Familiarity with M365 suite, ERP systems.
CIPS or similar qualification is beneficial.
Degree or equivalent is favorable.
Valid driving license for supplier visits.
Join the Skyward Revolution:

Ready to shape the future of global connectivity and Earth observation? If you’re up for the challenge, apply now!

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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