Indirect Procurement Manager, Harlow, Essex, UK

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Harlow, Essex, UK

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United Kingdom


GBR01: Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM17 9NA, United Kingdom

Position Role Type:


Location: Hybrid – 2/3 days a week on site at Harlow

Dynamic team leader required to develop and grow the Indirect Procurement Team. Able to drive supplier improvement, identify and manage commercial risk and work with the Indirect Head of Commodity Management to drive performance improvement through collaborative process improvement, metric/scorecard management and strategy development.

Main Duties (Leading and/or Supporting):

Development through coaching, skills gap analysis and mentoring to grow the capabilities of the Indirect Procurement Team
Liaising with peers from other disciplines and businesses and the Functional SLT.
Sources, negotiates, awards and documents purchases for indirect services, and supplies.
Performs or supports cost and price analysis, develops negotiation strategies, and leads negotiations in order to create value for money outcomes for procuring goods and services
Support early supplier identification and engagement for new business opportunities.
Utilizes source selection techniques (best value, Total Cost of Ownership etc.), performs cost analyses, conducts negotiations, and identifies supplier risks.
Provide risk and opportunity analysis for introduction of new suppliers to mitigate risks with regard to early supplier decisions.
Ensures that requirements (prime contract, quality, terms and conditions) are properly communicated to suppliers.
Manages supplier performance to cost, schedule and quality requirements.
Interfaces with internal and supplier cross-functional organizations.
Assists in the development of tenders and agreements.
Executes to customer requirements including government regulations, public law and Raytheon policies and procedures.
Works with suppliers and other stakeholders to achieve collaborative partnering and strategic relationship management to deliver value for the organisation
Contribute to the creation of business capture strategies by recommending strategic choices to improve the organisation’s short and long term performance
Actively promotes the contributions that the function can make to achieving corporate objectives across the organisation, with stakeholders and with the supply chain
Continually assesses and promotes sustainable and responsible procurement, including social, cultural and diversity values in the organisation and throughout the supply chain
Facilitates relationships between functional organisations and suppliers.
Utilises project management skills and techniques when managing suppliers.
Initiates and participates in supplier assessments and development activities.
Produces support data or business cases/ briefing materials for management reviews
Participates / leads supplier assessments and supplier development activity teams, including the administration of appropriate due diligence activity

Candidate Requirements:


Experience in Supply Chain, Subcontract Management, Procurement, Commodity and/or related field
Experience managing a team
Related degree//MCIPS/BA/MBA or equivalent
Ability/Experience to manage a medium sized team with focus on policy and strategy implementation, along with operational plans with measurable contribution towards the achievement of results of the sub-function.
Proactive, flexible and positive attitude
Able to lead effectively in a multi functional team
Excellent verbal and written communications and ability to brief at mid/senior level
Knowledge of import/export legislation and logistical requirements
Administration of delivery/acceptance/invoicing of goods and services
Experience in or exposure to negotiating medium/high complexity non-standard agreements
Experience of problem solving and dispute resolution at senior level
Experience or knowledge of MRP, SAP and purchase order placement/ material receipt processes
Experience of Team mate selection and Teaming Agreements
Experience of developing and managing Subcontractor Relationship Management and collaborative working
Experience of developing supplier improvement strategies
Experience of working with complex international suppliers/programmes

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. It’s 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.  Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced family friendly policies including enhanced maternity & shared parental leave
37hr working week, with an early finish on Fridays. Hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site-specific arrangements
Flexible working arrangements will be considered wherever we can subject to the role.  Please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore the flexible working possibilities
Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold)


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, RayBAME, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion Council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM’s Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Raytheon Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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