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Procurement & Contracts Specialist (Aircraft)

Procurement & Contracts Specialist (Aircraft)
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To provide Procurement and Contract Support for the Aircraft Maintenance of the existing fleet and the future aircraft for Entry into Services


Key Activities 

1. The key areas for the Procurement Specialist are:
Planning Detailed Procurement Project Gantt Chart
Aircraft Procurement in the BFE/SFE/SPE domain on project basis and adhering to Project Timeline
Selection of MROs for Engine/APU/Landing Gear/Component Support services 
Aircraft Major and Line Maintenance by Third Party MRO
Execution of the Tender Process for the selection of the Product to Execution of the Agreement

2. Provide a lead role in the operation delivery and monitoring of contracts and supplier performance, including:
Managing performance to SLAs and against KPIs
Ensuring all other contractual obligations are fulfilled

3. Managing the internal customer experience, including handling any comments or complaints

4. Support the Senior Manager to deliver efficiencies and service improvements, including continuous improvement activities in the following areas:
regular benchmarking and alternative service modelling activities 
exploring opportunities for collaboration across public sector and industry 
maintaining contact with the market place to be aware of the latest trends and sector initiatives 
assisting the Senior Manager in making Value for Money (VFM) choices when commissioning change to existing contracts
drive process and contract efficiencies for the allocated portfolio of contracts

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering and/or Post Graduation in Business Management/Supply Chain/Material Management/Finance/Law


Previous experience in delivering Engineering Procurement/Contract management activities for public and/or private sector organizations
10 Years of Procurement/Material Management/Finance related to Aircraft Maintenance
Out of the above experience, 3 years of experience in BFE/SFE/SPE and in Aircraft OEM environment is essential. Additionally, Procurement experience in Aircraft Component Shop Visit/Total Component Support to the fleet through third party Service is preferred 
Experienced in Complex Project Procurement
Experienced in evaluating Procurement Project based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) including the using various models like NPVs
Experience in Risk Assessment Procurement Events
Proven expertise in operationally reviewing supplier performance 
Experienced in handling internal customer feedback effectively 
Experienced in Commercial bid evaluation activities and processes 

Knowledge / Skills

Ability to interpret technical data or manuals like IPC/CMM/AMM/TSM or any other Related Documents 
Understanding the Aircraft Engineering Practices
Clear understanding of certifications related to aircraft maintenance
Procurement Processes (Floating Tender to the execution of the contract)
Strong Para legal skills including familiarity with the Provisions in the contract 
Ability to review Contract for Procurement of Product, Services or both
Risk assessment related to Liability, Indemnity, Insurance, Intellectual Property Rights, termination term of the agreement
Advanced skills in MS Office package (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)
Familiarities with aviation software modules like AMOS, MXi, Oracle, SAP etc.
Skill for Project Management including Gantt Chart and creating project charts in the multiple suppliers’ environment and ability to interpret the task for relationship (for example one to one, one to many)
Ability to support the development of supplier performance metrics and contract performance systems and in briefing Senior Management using Key performance and Performance Indicators if appropriate 
Ability to support the establishing and managing of ongoing relationships with key suppliers 

Certificate / License required

CCM/CIPS/CILT preferable but not essential


Team work
Effective Communication
Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve
Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)
Customer Focus
Strategic Thinking
Business Acumen 

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