Procurement Business Architect

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-04-18

Category: transportation

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About the company:

Revolutionising urban air mobility and electrifying air travel


Join the Procurement & Supply Chain Team based in Bristol as a Procurement Business Architect and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation

What success will look like for you, as a Procurement Business Architect?

As a Procurement Business Architect, you will be responsible for defining & implementing the digital strategy for our Procurement & Supply Chain Team's tools & processes. This is a newly-created role and an exciting opportunity to join Vertical at a pivotal moment in our journey and a real chance to leave your mark on the future of electric aviation.

This will involve implementing new digital tools, driving operational improvements & collaboration, performance monitoring & reporting, and exceptional stakeholder management.

You will be collaborate most closely with the IT team, but will working with stakeholders across the organisation to drive our digital manufacturing operations. The role will require utilising a highly analytical, data-driven approach & strong interpersonal / communication skills to influence stakeholders at all levels to drive change and lead cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.

You will report directly to the Head of Procurement, and be a key member of the Procurement & Supply Chain team, supporting the continued development of our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

What would we like you to bring.

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience with digital manufacturing operations, with a focus on implementing AI or Digital Twin technologies. Additionally, you will need a strong knowledge of procurement processes and supply chain management, as well as good working knowledge of project management . Ideally, you will have gained this experience within aerospace or a highly-regulated, safety-critical manufacturing industry.


What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

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