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Business Area Enterprise Operations
Vacancy Type Permanent
Hours Per Week 37.5
Positions Available 1
Positions Remaining 1
Country United Kingdom (UK)
Business Environment [JP]
Enterprise Business Services (EBS) consists of LMUK IT Services, Payroll, ESH, HR and Finance functions. With employees located throughout the UK, EBS provides UK wide support to the LMUK business areas.
Programme EBS - Procurement
Specific Job Description [JP]
This position reports to the LMUK GSCO Procurement & Contracts Manager, the individual will be authorised to negotiate and make binding decisions on behalf of the company, subject to appropriate approvals and serves as a primary interface with internal customers and external suppliers. Responsibilities include developing and implementing procurement strategies in conjunction with the various stakeholder teams to satisfy programme objectives; assist in negotiating non-standard terms and agreements as required to meet set objectives.
The role also includes reviewing supplier proposals, negotiating price, selecting and recommending suppliers, analysing trends, following up orders placed and expediting where required, verifying delivery, approving payment, and maintaining necessary records to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders. The procurement representative will also be required prepare request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.
Undertake Source Selection:
Issue and analyse Request for Quotes (RFQ's)
Vetting of responses
Assist with or make sourcing recommendations as appropriate and identify risks
Finalise and place Purchase Orders in accordance with the UK Acquisition Procedures and systems.
Participate and lead as appropriate planning and approval process for negotiation
Prepare and complete negotiations within approved limits and in a timely manner
Participate and lead as appropriate fact finding, negotiation and follow up activity
Negotiate non standard agreements with support as appropriate
Provide support and assistance to lead as appropriate
Will assume additional responsibility as directed
Functional Area EBS
Vacancy Location Whiteley - Hampshire
Required skills, qualifications and experience [JP]
Strong in working with procurement policies and procedures
Flexible approach and self-motivated in achieving personal targets/objectives, with the ability to perform with professionalism at all times
Ability to plan, prioritise and schedule work to achieve multiple, often conflicting, deadlines
Develop strong positive relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
Proven communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
Ability to take ownership of procurement initiatives
Draft and negotiate standard/template procurement terms and confidentiality agreements
Desired skills, qualifications and experience [JP]
Strong administrative skills
Data literate with strong analytical skills
Experience in IT/computing procurement/Telecoms
Category Management Skills
Experience in indirect procurement
Clearance Required for Role BPSS
Clearance to Start BPSS
Equal Opportunity Statement
Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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