Strategic Procurement Practitioner - Electronic Products
SAAB Seaeye
Centurion
4d ago

What you will be a part of

Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection.

The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.

This position is within the Strategic Sourcing Department.

Your role

  • To formulate and manage supplier strategies
  • To participate as procurement representative in product development process
  • To participate in Make or Buy decisions and resulting procurement strategies
  • To negotiate and conclude supplier agreements (both hardware, software and services)
  • To be the prime commercial contact for allocated suppliers
  • To monitor and develop supplier performance in line with established goals and requirements
  • To identify, monitor and manage supplier risks in co-operation with other functional areas
  • To consider and manage offset possibilities and requirements within procurement
  • To monitor the suppler market, evaluate new potential suppliers and the competitiveness of the existing supplier
  • To evaluate and qualify suppliers and maintain and Approved Supplier List (ASL)
  • To manage and develop relations with suppliers in order to secure the commitment to current and future programs
  • To communicate supplier strategies internally and secure that established agreements are honoured
  • Your skills, experience and qualifications

  • 5 Years' experience in a Strategic Procurement position preferably in the Defence or Civil Security Sectors
  • Good knowledge of supplier markets, suppliers, products, customer requirements and business intelligence
  • Management ability, aptitude for building networks and very good cooperation and communication skills
  • Legal knowledge of requirements for commercial contracts
  • Understanding and application of Strategic Procurement tools and methodologies
  • Procurement knowledge of the majority of the following commodities : Complex electronic assemblies and sub-assembliesPrinted Circuit BoardsElectronic componentsMechanicsAntennasMicrowave substratesOptics
  • Knowledge about project management will be advantageous
  • Knowledge about quality and environmental systems and requirements
  • Grade 12
  • Relevant technical qualification, particular for the commodities mentioned, would be advantageous
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) Diploma or Studying towards Diploma would be advantageous
  • Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics.

    We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-

    fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

    Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career.

    But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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