Interim Procurement & Logistics Manager

Interim Procurement & Logistics Manager

PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Airport, Operations, Management

Areas of operation


Zenon Aviation is pleased to be supporting a well-established ACMI Airline operating world-wide in their search for an experienced Interim Procurement & Logistics Manager to work a 6 -12 month contract with the possibility of it becoming a permanent position based in Eastern Europe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the General Manager.
  • Source and negotiate agreements with suppliers for aircraft, spare parts, and related services.
  • Implement and develop cost-effective procurement strategies while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key vendors.
  • Oversee the logistics process to ensure timely and efficient transportation of aircraft and parts.
  • Coordinate with internal teams and external partners to optimize supply chain operations.
  • Implement and improve logistics processes to enhance overall efficiency.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts with suppliers, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, addressing issues as they arise.
  • Collaborate with legal and finance teams to ensure contract compliance.
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures to minimize stockouts and excess inventory.
  • Monitor and analyse inventory levels to optimize working capital and reduce carrying costs.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks in the supply chain, including disruptions and compliance issues.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes that may impact procurement and logistics.
  • Ensures work area and facility are kept well presented.
  • Supports OEM warranty claims and ensures that correct information is passed internally.
  • Supports the company in the development of continuous improvement.
  • Carries out any reasonable task issued by the General Manager (or nominated deputy).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven experience in procurement and logistics within the aviation industry.
  • Knowledgeable of supply chain trends across the globe.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • A knowledge of import/ export regulations and taxation worldwide.
  • Familiarity with ACMI operations is highly desirable.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of safety risks linked to the working environment.
  • Knowledge of Safety Management Systems and Just Culture.
  • Knowledge of ESD when relevant

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever-changing and dynamic marketplace, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to our contract workers is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations. Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

To apply for this position, please send copies of the following documents to daniel.gray@zenon.aero.

  • CV
  • Colour copy of Passport

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.