Business E Solutions Project Manager

Role Title and Location: BusinessE Solutions Project Manager

Job Ref No:P7345

MBDA Level of role: Level 5

Reports to (Functional: Head of Risk Management & UK Proximity – Operational: Head of E-Solutions and Data Analytics & French Proximity):

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen in a fast-moving team for a seasoned IM Professional working in the Procurement and Supply Chain environment to run Tools projects that provide a ‘step change’ in the way we manage our global supply chain. Working with stakeholders from across our European Sites you will be responsible for ascertaining requirements, turning these into best in class solutions and supporting the users by improving the functional competence

The Role

To project manage the definition and delivery of Procurement and Supply Chain E-Solutions for Indirect Procurement, Commercial Off The Shelf Product Procurement and Industrial specific Product Procurement for MBDA. This will include:

  • Working with the Operational and Functional Stakeholders to ascertain requirements to drive the Business Solutions for Procurement and Supply Chain Processes

  • Working with IM and external Providers to turn requirements into system definitions and cost effective solutions

  • Supporting solutions into the Business using User/Business Analysis methodologies

  • Driving Functional Competence with end user training solutions

What’s in it for you?

You will be working within the newly formed ‘Industrial policy, Global Supply Chain & Procurement’ Directorate and specifically as part of the ‘Business Solutions and Improvement’ Team

  • On the job experience will be vast and will take you into different cultures and practices. You will have the chance to improve your competence by attendance of training, coaching and knowledge capitalisation events carried out from within the Procurement and Supply Chain Academy.
  • This is a Multi-National Role with significant linkages to the future approaches we wish to take (Reliable, Common, Transversal) so there will be ample opportunities to travel and use a foreign language

What’s great about the team?

You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for the development of the Procurement and Supply Chain approach, tools and competence

There are a variety of large improvement projects underway including new Business platforms and the launch of the Procurement and Supply Chain Academy

This is a very exciting time to be involved as you will be in the middle of the revolution of change taking place

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a candidate that has experience in tools that support the Procurement and Supply Chain discipline, experience in Change Management at a corporate level across complex environments including multi-national. The individual must be considered a credible expert from the MBDA senior management and the Procurement Community. The following is desired:

  • Business school qualification or Engineering equivalent

  • Demonstrableexperience in delivery of e-Solutions for large Companies

  • Experience and understanding of the approaches in the Market Place

  • Good understanding of SAP and SaaS based solutions

  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Objective driven, determination to win

  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to further develop his / her network

What would you get?

  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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