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Procurement Officer | Bristol

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The opportunity:

We are are looking for a Procurement Officer to join our team. As a Procurement Officer you’ll have a varied role - from administering and overseeing the process of purchase orders to obtaining quotations, agreeing terms and conditions, securing order acceptance and tracking of performance.

What will you be doing:

As a Procurement Officer you will be:

  • Building relationships with suppliers to effectively support in the facilitation and management of the supply chain process

  • Assisting in supplier evaluation and selection, reviewing tenders, pricing, frameworks and quotations, to ensure the most effective supplier is chosen

  • Monitoring supplier performance, progress chasing when necessary and resolving or escalating issues and problems to ensure an effective supply chain with on time and on quality delivery

  • Negotiating, as required, with suppliers to agree prices and terms to ensure cost effective and efficient supply of requirements.

  • Identifying alternative suppliers when necessary and monitor supplier risk and financial robustness to ensure continuity and consistency of supply.

Skills for success:

  • Experience in a buyer, purchasing or procurement role

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Previous experience dealing with suppliers

We know that there is no such thing as perfection, and we don't want you to be put off from applying. If you are excited about the role, have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, and feel you would be a good fit we would still love to hear from you.

What we look for:

Growth is in our DNA, we look for you to be collaborative and innovative. We pride ourselves on being able to support individuals to grow and this role is no exception. We’re looking for someone who has the ambition to learn and challenge themselves on a daily basis, someone whose results focused and has exceptional planning and organisational skills.

What's in it for you:

Elbit Systems UK is at the forefront of technological innovation within our industry and as our presence grows in the UK, we want to recruit talented individuals to build a cohesive and diverse group on numerous projects.

Working together is central to our culture. We offer a total rewards package including support for flexible working and development with us. Some of the things you can expect from us are:

  • Flexitime and flexible working including holiday purchase

  • 25 days annual leave + UK bank holidays increasing with length of service

  • Secure your financial future with our pension package, life and critical care cover

  • Healthcare including employee assistance programme

  • Discounts, free gifts, wellbeing support and more through Perkbox

  • Make your money go further with salary sacrifice bikes, technology and electric vehicles

  • Professional membership fee covered

  • Family-friendly policies including enhanced family leave

  • Hybrid working. We are hybrid first for every role where that is possible, some of our roles are based with our clients, or have security classification restrictions. Where it is within our control roles are hybrid first

About Elbit Systems UK:

Elbit Systems UK are a Defence, Technology and Aerospace company working on a range of technologies for both military and civilian applications. We are new to the UK but our global presence in over 17 countries and over $5B in sales has enabled us to rapidly grow, and we are looking for you to join us on that journey.

We have an open collaborative environment where people are encouraged and supported to bring their best. Respect and honesty are at our core and our ambitions are big. It’s fast paced, driven and creativity is at our core to achieve our best work. We’re a trusted and progressive business and we help our people grow with us.

There’s no ‘we’ve always done it that way’ with us. We have the agility and courage to redefine the future, will you join us on the journey?

Please note: due to the nature of the work we carry out you will be required to obtain security clearance and therefore we are only able to consider those that have the right to work in the UK.

Join us in redefining the future.

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