Procurement / Subcontractor Manager m/f

Company Details

OHB Italia is looking for its Payloads Business Unit in Milano and for immediate start a

Procurement / Subcontractor Manager m/f Ref. Proc. Payload_23

Your Tasks

  • In charge of all the procurement process (for some tens of M€):
    • Subcontractors Sourcing and Identification with relevant issue of the Industrial Procurement Plan;
    • RFI/RFP Preparation and Coordination (including ESA Best Practices process);
    • Writing the Statement of Work and coordinating the issue of the relevant data packages (e.g. Specification, general supporting docs, etc…) of the items to be procured;
    • Supporting the contract officer to issue the contract for what concerns the programmatic part;
    • Leading and coordinating the subcontractors’ proposals evaluation based on defined selection criteria;
    • Leading and coordinating the Supplier Activities and Contract Negotiation following the project manager guidelines and targets;
  • Control and monitoring of the subcontractors’ Project Management, Planning, Development and Progress;
  • Coordination of interdivisional activities within the company and with subcontractors;
  • Evaluation of subcontractors’ performance, identification and reporting of any inadequacies and proposal and implementation of corrective actions;
  • Reporting of the status/progress of subcontractors’ activities measuring the project performance;
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues;
  • Managing and maintaining the relationship with subcontractors as main point of contact;
  • Identification and proposal of cost reduction and improvement opportunities;
  • Identification and management of Subcontractor project risks;
  • Preparation and coordination, as chairman, of meetings, reviews, workshops and management meetings
  • parallel coordination of the procurement activities for multi-projects;
  • Contract change management and negotiation.

Your Qualifications

  • Master Degree (MSc) in Aerospace, Electronics, Telecommunications, Management, Mechanical or comparable qualifications
  • 5 years experience in technical roles in electronics, RF or mechanical engineering, preferably in the space business.
  • at least 5 years of experience in international procurement and sourcing activities/processes, preferably in the space business.

Expertise “nice to have”

  • Bachelor’s degrees or technical high school graduations combined to a documented experience in the Aerospace sector
  • The ideal candidate has worked on challenging Space application projects.
  • Knowledge of space business standards and practices: ECSS and/or MIL-STD knowledge and experience of consulting for engineering, for testing, for product assurance and for space project management;
  • Capability to understand technical documents wrt, flight electronic/RF equipment, mechanical parts, ground support equipment, test facilities services, SW, etc..


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