Apr 4, 2023

Procurement Manager - Software


Procurement Manager - Software
Didcot, Oxfordshire

A rapidly growing space and defence client currently require a Procurement Manager who be responsible for purchasing mission critical software and ground segment services.

About the role
The Procurement Manager will review and/or draft procurement/commercial documents (SOW, Contract, NDA etc.); Support with preparing technical specifications; Support/lead negotiations with candidate suppliers; Draft and issue procurement contracts mainly for UK products, but not excluding all Company business entities; Support/lead supplier control after awarding contract, until completion of delivery; Ensure export control of procurements to final destination, including export control of supplier’s country; Interface with space agencies and industry suppliers as required; Administrative tasks such as mailing, handling office supplies and international shipment
About you 
- Minimum 3 years Software Procurement experience 
- Experience in preparing and review commercial documents (SOW, Contract, NDA).
- Experience of the Procurement lifecycle in a similar engineering product.
- Experience of managing software suppliers/developers from sourcing to post delivery
- Knowledge of Export controls in Europe/US
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Excellent administration and organizational skills
- Excellent English written and verbal skills
- Experience of working as part of a project team
- Must be able to work within ITAR conditions under TAA.

Desired Skills 
- Bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant discipline, engineering, business Management, Procurement.
- A good knowledge in ESA/JAXA or other Space agency Procurement processes
- Japanese would be highly advantageous

This company is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
** If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided **
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