Procurement Manager – BAE SYSTEM , Saudi Arabia

Manage and set objectives/review for a team of commercial/procurement staff
Produce a full range of contractual documentation for assigned areas in line with all relevant BAE Systems Saudi Arabia requirements and procedures
Lead or participate in contract/ subcontract negotiations with all relevant parties to facilitate the smooth and successful conclusion of negotiations
Manage contracts/ subcontracts, ensuring the efficient and effective resolution of issues.
Prepare and issue purchase orders for subcontractors/suppliers in accordance with established procurement policies, issue requests for proposals and verify invoices prior to payment.
Support and implement pricing and payment strategies and policies in assigned areas, in accordance with all relevant BAE Systems Saudi Arabia requirements and procedures
Support and implement overall financial targets and budgetary management strategies in assigned areas
Manage potential areas of risk and carry out risk analyses and assessments to support the minimisation of risk.
Build, manage and maintain relationships with existing and potential customers to ensure the effective management of business agreements.
Manage the resolution of commercial/procurement issues to facilitate effective business decision-making.
Convene and support business reviews with suppliers to ensure that quality, delivery and cost targets are achieved.
Lead, develop and motivate any assigned staff to ensure they are aware of and capable of delivering their responsibilities.
Contribute to the development of the Functional Governance Manual and the Procurement Manual and communicate/implement them in assigned area to deliver strong governance and business effectiveness.
Keep up to date with and research new commercial/procurement developments in assigned areas and assist in assessing their advantage to the company.
Liaison with senior stakeholders within internal and external customer community.
Actively support interfaces with Finance, Legal, HR and Group Tax to establish effective contracting and pricing models.
Lead or manage RBA activities in line with DOA.
Tender analysis and administration.
Production of Commercial/Procurement plans in support of LCM.

Your Skills & Qualifications
Relevant Degree or equivalent and c. 7+ years commercial/procurement experience
Extensive knowledge of business unit financial/commercial/procurement policies
A good working knowledge of the business unit approach to Life Cycle Management
A strong track record of contributing to the management of contractual issues
A thorough understanding and comprehension of Commercial Contracts & Law
Proven negotiating skills
Wide ranging experience of dealing with domestic and international suppliers
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or accredited by the International Association for Contracts and Commercial Management (IACCM) or equivalent

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
Executive Supplement allowance
Schooling allowance

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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