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Buyer - Flying Procurement

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Job Description:

We are now looking for Buyers to join our team at Airbus GBS for Flying Procurement.

 In his/her role of Buyer, the jobholder will be responsible for Tactical Sourcing activities and Contract Management support to the Direct and Indirect central procurement functions in line with the Service Level Agreement requirements  

The jobholder will report to the Head of Procurement Services in the Airbus GBS organization. He/She will be the guarantor of a compliant procurement process towards the business

Main responsibilities

Act as an extended member of the central Procurement function (Direct and Indirect) for Tactical Sourcing and Contract Management activities for the assigned scope

Manage or support the Call for Tender (CFT) and supplier selection process in a fair competition mode and according to Airbus Procurement processes

Support the drafting and negotiation of the relevant contracts/ generic terms and conditions with suppliers

On request process standard NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) for various projects

Manage the annual release of applicable contractual requirements and documents lists (cARL, cADL) and launching actions in case of need

Ensure deliverables (goods/services) are in line with the contractual terms (cost, time, quality)

Support long-term alignment of the preferred supplier base with the long-term trans-national and trans-divisional strategic needs of Airbus.

Ensure and report achievement of saving targets in accordance with SLAs

Optimize bundling opportunities to leverage the buying power of the Group and contribute to local for global initiatives

Ensure regular two-way communication with strategic buyers in central Procurement commodities

Contribute to innovation and digitalization in the procurement process through the deployment of state-of-the-art processes and tools

Requirements - our ideal candidate will have

The jobholder will have a Procurement background of 2 to 5 years and the potential to be developed in the core countries in the Procurement function

In terms of Hard skills, the jobholder will demonstrate a strong ability in Tendering process, Advanced negotiation, Legal/Contracting and SRM (supplier relationship management). He/she will bring good knowledge in Export Control and Sustainability laws and regulations. He/she will demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills, and will be fluent in English both written and verbal. French and/or German would be a plus. He/she will be easily adaptable to the Airbus E2E Procurement tools (Coupa suite, SAP, E-Proc and Airsupply) and will be used to Google suite

In terms of Soft skills, the jobholder will be "delivery" oriented with a strong focus on customers’ satisfaction. He/she will have a strong ability to convince and influence, communicate effectively. He/she will be a team player and will be comfortable with remote working. He/she will always act with integrity and equity in the supplier selection process, in full compliance with processes and regulations. A specific attention will be brought to the Ethics of the jobholder. In his/her role, he/she is engaging Airbus legally, financially and in terms of image

The jobholder may have to travel up to once a month to the core countries of Airbus (France, Germany, Spain and UK)

Benefits - what’s in it for you

Diverse career opportunities within Airbus European core countries or in other regions around the world.  

A hybrid working model, allowing you to combine onsite and offsite work.

A motivated and fun crew to grow and build and shape the GBS together.

An intense and exciting onboarding experience. 

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Airbus Portugal SA

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Sourcing, Buying and Ordering

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