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Temp Global Supply Chain Officer

Job Description
Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator. 
Different thinking for a Different world
The management, administration and development of supply chain relationships and agreements. Current and emerging tasking in order to ensure commercial and financial interests of the company are optimized and to ensure that all supply chain obligations are fulfilled.
How you will make a difference
  • Support implementation of contracts and changes. Ensuring Core Contracts are engaged and reflect where appropriate with customer contract
  • Administration of the commercial, financial and coordinate the management of allocated suppliers
  • Develop, review and assess new requirements and any new suppliers that may be required to fulfill the organisations obligations
  • Ensure that subcontractor obligations are fulfilled throughout the performance period
  • Ensuring compliance for the Global Supply Chain Department and the wider project team with the Global Supply Chain processes and procedures
  • Develop close working relationships with all departments within the project team
  • Review and develop any supplier agreements, to ensure that terms and conditions are consistent with those at the customer level
  • Minimise the risk exposure for the project through professional management of the supply chain
  • Support company cash management objectives and ensure the company’s commercial  exposure is minimized
  • Export Control Administration
  • Establish and determine commitments are fair and reasonable in accordance with Regulations and internal Policies and Procedures
  • Management of changes to agreements for organisations within the Global Supply Chain
  • Responsibilities subject to change with agreement and business requirements
  • Experience of Contract/Subcontract of Procurement administration
  • Experience within an aerospace/logistics environment or contracting with the UK Ministry of Defence would be advantageous
  • Degree/CIPS/A Levels/ONC or similar qualifications and/or relevant experience preferably in business related subjects, Contracts Law or Law
  • Formal Contracting and/or Procurement based qualifications would be advantageous
  • Excellent and proven administration skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally on all commercial matters
  • Numeracy skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and demonstrated ability to achieve demanding deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience of UK export Control and US International Trade In Arms Legislation would also be an advantage
  • Applicants will be subject to security clearance