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Head of Industrial sourcing France (m/f)

Head of Industrial sourcing France (m/f)

Airbus DS SLC Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job:

A vacancy for a Head of Industrial sourcing France has arisen within Airbus Defence and Space SLC (Secure Land Communication) in Elancourt.

You will join the SLC Procurement department. The Head of Industrial sourcing team France leads the team of industrial sourcing managers located in France (team of 5 persons).

The industrial sourcing team is in charge of End-to-End procurement activities in R&D projects for SLC products: from collection of requirements / Scope Of Work, to tender towards suppliers, supplier selection, negotiation and contracting.

Industrial sourcing team also manages suppliers (contract management, claim management, supplier assessment and development). This position may require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities. Tasks & accountabilities

As part of your management role of the Industrial sourcing team France, you will be in charge of the following activities:

o Team management

o Supervision and coordination of industrial sourcing activities

o Supporting the team for contract drafting, o Supporting the team for price negotiation

o Cost estimation of industrial sourcing activities (quotation for R&D projects)

o Consolidating the industrial sourcing team workload

o Managing the resource capacity plan, o Managing the hiring of resources

o Drafting progress reports

o Managing Risks & Opportunities

o Contributing to the improvement of procurement process

o Interfacing with other Head of Functions (e.g. PMO, Demand and Supply, Quality, etc.)

o Ensuring strict application of procurement process, in respect to Ethics & Compliance policy.

As Head of Industrial sourcing France, you will also be directly managing some key and strategic suppliers (contracting, price negotiation).

This role will involve some travel for business (once a month in Europe) and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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.

Required skills :

You will have the following skills and experience: Engineering degree or equivalent, 5 to 10 years of experience in some or all of the hereafter fields:

o Telecommunications, Mission critical and Business critical communications,

o Procurement and ideally in Procurement for manufacturing, Knowledge of TETRAPOL technology would be a plus, Strong leadership

o Effective communication / Assertiveness

o Good negotiation skills & good knowledge of contracting and contract management

Language Skills:

fluency in French (native level), negotiation level in English.