As Manager of Aviation IT Procurement, you will work in accordance to the defined Aviation IT procurement strategy and plans, and work together with the Head of Aviation IT Procurement & Services to implement the strategic vision for Aviation IT procurement. You will build, and maintain subject matter knowledge within the field of Aviation IT by obtaining market intelligence by analysing market developments - new trends, supplier entry/exists, competitor information etc. and look for and report innovative business solutions which could be used as opportunities for savings. Review information on quality and performance of suppliers, based on quality reports and audits and business intelligence analysis reports.
As Manager of Aviation IT Procurement, you will manage procurement process for medium to high value/risk Aviation IT procurement projects following the SM&P process and procedures manual, and support and/or review other procurement projects, if requested. You will lead procurement process in co-operation with operational stakeholders and work in close co-operation with other procurement manager(s) or specialist(s), if needed. This will include, evaluating all procurement requests and challenge internal customers and suppliers to provide innovative solutions and perform detailed proposal analysis and comparison. You will manage any and all activities involved in implementing commercial agreements including the issue of commercial material to suppliers, as described in SM&P process and procedures manual.
As Manager of Aviation IT Procurement, you will manage contracts through their life-cycle from an administrative and commercial point of view, following the SM&P process and procedures manual. You will provide guidance to stakeholders on contractual matters and support ongoing supplier management of contracts and support operational departments and aviation IT in ongoing supplier management of contracts.
As Manager of Aviation IT Procurement, you will manage the resolution escalated contractual claims and disputes between operational departments, aviation IT and suppliers and obtain compensation, if contractual terms & conditions are not fulfilled. Through the development and management of supplier relationships, you will be able to manage long-term supplier performance by reviewing supplier performance reports and by organizing regular service/performance review meetings with suppliers and business owners. Through the analysis of operational risks for Aviation IT agreements based on market intelligence, business intelligence analysis reports and financial risk reports. Report if risk level changes/increases and make recommendation for further actions.
You will develop and leverage internal networks, in cooperation with internal (SM&P colleagues, operational departments, Aviation IT, etc.) and external (suppliers, etc.) stakeholders, ensuring the best input and output of your scope. Training and the rollout to internal stakeholders – such as Finance, where the drivers need to be correct in the ERP system to ensure best practice. At all times, ensure you are acting according to TUI values and relevant procurement policies, and report to a person of trust in case you notice non-compliance.