Procurement Officer – BAE SYSTEMS , Saudi Arabia

Your Main Responsibilities
Providing Support to procurement LCM, supplier management plans and supplier improvement & development activities.
Awareness of the supplier business agreement, management of associated order book for both routine requirements and the future support initiatives.
Resolution of queries with the customer and supplier throughout the supply chain.
Establish and maintain close working relationships with key stakeholders such as customers, suppliers and functional colleagues.
Support the compilation and development of procurement and supply chain reports, analysing data in relation to operational and financial performance (schedule adherence, sales forecasting, debt etc.). Participating in the appropriate management reviews of performance.
Working with the Procurement Management, support face-to-face supplier reviews covering both operational performance, cost reduction, supply chain improvement initiatives etc.
Working with the Team Leader, support the achievement of company objectives.
Ensure that all procurement activities are appropriately supported in accordance with functional governance and guidelines. Also support the review and development of procurement processes and procedures to strengthen working practices and develop functional governance.
Support all procurement activities in accordance with current export control regulations and procedures in order to ensure compliance.
May be required to support more general related procurement tasks as directed by local management. For example local or in-kingdom procurement requirements

Your Skills & Qualifications
Essential
Experienced in a procurement / supply chain management role.
Preferably qualified to degree standard or equivalent with full membership of CIPS or studying towards completion of CIPS
Strong communication and negotiation skills when dealing with suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders. Must be tenacious in dealing with supplier’s performance and related supply chain issues.
Ability to develop constructive and professional working relationships with both suppliers, colleagues and customers at all levels.
Ability to work independently, self-motivated and proactive.
Excellent standard of written and spoken English language and good level of numeracy.
The ability to work with multiple stakeholders and solve problems using detailed analytical and evaluative thinking
Knowledge and understanding of procurement & supplier management and associated tools and techniques.
Understands and accurately applies procurement functional governance and LCM processes.
Understanding of supplier agreements, cost reduction process and able to negotiate effectively with suppliers.
A good understanding of the current export control regulations and compliance requirements for procurement.
Good knowledge of procurement & supply chain management ERP tools, preferably IFS/App7 and SAP.
Ability to develop and evaluate procurement and supply chain reports from IFS / SAP and Microsoft applications (although training will be provided)
Saudi National Employee Benefits
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive the following package, which makes this an opportunity not to be missed
A competitive basic salary
Generous leave
Living allowance
Transport allowance
TAWUNIYA health care scheme for Employees and immediate family
Discounted TAWUNIYA health care scheme for Employees Parents
Access to discounted gym membership

BAE Systems
BAE Systems has a heritage of commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For 50 years, we have provided the platforms and services that support the Saudi armed forces to defend the interests of the Kingdom. In support of the Saudi Arabia National Objectives, we’ve invested heavily in the development of Saudi people, technology, infrastructure and local companies in the defence supply chain. Our investments have helped to develop the Saudi defence industry as well as developing a skilled and highly productive workforce.

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