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Senior Sub Contract Buyer in Luton, Bedfordshire



Luton, Bedfordshire


£50.00 - £60 per hour



Senior Sub-Contract Buyer
12 Month Contract
£60ph Inside IR35

*** Due to the nature of the role & the industry you will be working in, you will be required to achieve or already hold UK SC Clearance ***

We are looking for an experienced Subcontract buyer to help us successfully procure capabilities to deliver electro / mechanical assemblies at both a component and module level, which mitigate commercial risk and address lifecycle factors whilst fostering and maintaining supplier relationships.

You will manage internal and external relationships and will require broad experiences of working cross-functionally in a matrix organisation with minimal supervision. You will need to have strong and effective communication skills, with the ability to develop and nurture internal customer relationships and promote customer intimacy and teamwork.

Day to Day Responsibilities -
Lead the delivery of sub-contract management activities and other procurement-related services that may be required by the IPT and its constituent projects
Performance of complex assignments requiring cross-functional collaboration without supervision
Promotes customer intimacy in both internal and external relationships
You will be the focal point for Suppliers regarding contract and supply base matters across multiple products for Praetorian.
Ability to balance priorities and manage time effectively
Identify solutions for complex areas of potential risk /opportunity e.g. sub-contract risk, liability and exchange rate exposure etc., and deliver solutions/mitigations
Promotes a culture of best practice and sharing of knowledge within the function and across the wider business
Work with stakeholders, at all levels, in order to understand Customer requirements and critical success factors
An understanding of legal aspects and an ability to negotiate bespoke terms and conditions
Management of Export Compliance, restrictions and third-party rights for all procured items

Key Performance Indicators -
Timely and accurate preparation of data
Deadlines consistently met and to the required standard
Adherence to functional specific, LCM and business process requirements and standards
Positive feedback from internal/external customers and peer group
Identification and management of supply chains in support of outsourced service requirements


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 122607_1707234951
Date posted 06 February 2024

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