Industrial Participation Manager – Defence


Competitive Salary Level + Benefits


Sector: Defence
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Matthew Heath
Phone: 01384 446187
Job Ref: 67278

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Industrial Participation Manager


In support of a globally recognised International Aerospace and Defence Systems company that specialises in the development and supply of high-performance drive and control technology to the defence, aerospace, power generation and marine sectors, we are seeking an Industrial Participation Manager who will be based from their German manufacturing facility near Stuttgart and will be the contact person for all inquiries relating to compensation transactions/industrial participation and are responsible for processing and determining suitable measures to fulfil their compensation obligations.

This role is directly responsible for offsets or Industrial Participation as procurement policies and agreements between countries, established when procuring defence assets.

and oversees the management of all related business activities conducted in the European region. This role involves Senior leadership of a multi-disciplined, matrixed team supporting our Clients' Defense Control Systems Business Unit and the Defense Sector of the Space and Defense Group.

Responsibilities include:

-    Your main task is the identification, planning, development and implementation of fulfilment concepts for offset obligations of our Clients European locations in the defense sector

-    Reporting to the Business Manager Defence, you will support the innovative and cost-optimized fulfilment of compensation obligations. Essential pillars for obtaining offset credits are generating offset credits from purchases by the entire Group at locations in Europe and the USA,

-    You will be targeted on generating offset credits by relocating work packages to partners and suppliers in relevant countries.

-    You will be targeted on generating offset credits by controlling purchasing in Germany and Ireland for B and C parts.

-    This role will have close collaboration with the regional sales and programme managers.

-    You will be involved in the development and maintenance of networks in the offset and defense sectors as well as the analysis of foreign procurement markets in collaboration with strategic purchasing.

-    You will be responsible for the timely processing and commercial controlling of the offset projects.


To support this role, you will have:

-    Studies in the field of economics or engineering or completed vocational training with additional subject-specific qualifications and relevant professional experience.

-    Several years of experience in international sales, purchasing, project or contract management.

-    Experience in offset management and industry knowledge in defense technology are also welcomed.

-    You are characterized by your willingness to travel, flexibility, ability to work in a team and good communication skills.

-    You should have very good SAP and Microsoft Office knowledge.

-    You should have very good written and spoken German and English skills complete your profile.

If you are interested in this site-based role and are able to support German Security Clearances (SC), then please apply or contact Matthew Heath.

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