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Senior Supplier Management Practitioner Job at Boeing

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Category: Business Support
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Date Advertised: 22-DEC-20
  • Job Reference: BOE/1496585B
  • Job Title: Senior Supplier Management Practitioner
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About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nations most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.


The Opportunity

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is seeking an experienced Senior Supplier Management Practitioner to support the contracting and procurement activities for campaigns, new business and program execution. This role can be worked from either our Brisbane, Adelaide, or Newcastle (RAAF Williamtown) location.

BDAs Supply Chain Management (SCM) Capability provides people, expertise, and process and tools to manage supply chain relationships, requirements, performance management and logistics for program execution and growth opportunities. Forward looking, SCM will develop integrated supply chain networks and solutions to meet the evolving need of our customers, both in Australia and internationally.

The SCM Capability is responsible for the following areas:

  • Strategic planning, governance and procurement analytics

  • Requirements planning and forecasting

  • Procurement, contracting and supplier performance management

  • Logistics and field service support



  • Lead the contracting activities to support campaigns and programs including the development of complex contracting and supply chain strategies,  proposal analyses, develop negotiation strategies

  • Lead the supplier negotiation process, and prepare and execute negotiated documents

  • Advise stakeholders and act as a subject matter expert in contracting and procurement

  • Undertake process and subcontracts templates reviews and updates

  • Consult with business customers to resolve supplier performance issues



The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • Dynamic, innovative and likes to think outside the square

  • Team orientated, influential and likes a challenge

  • An advocate for diversity and inclusion and will be actively involved in leading change

  • An excellent communicator who can engage and motivate diverse teams

  • Outcome focused and demonstrates strong values-based leadership

 The successful applicant will have:

  • Extensive knowledge of contractual and procurement requirements in a commercial environment

  • Legal qualification with strong drafting skills

  • Knowledge of ASDEFCON contracting is beneficial but not mandatory

  • Leadership experience in a strategic supply chain contracting environment

  • Tertiary qualifications and experience in a field of relevance to procurement and contract management.

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements. 



At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. We e committed to fostering an environment for every teammate thats welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and veterans are encouraged to apply.



  • Flexible working options

  • Salary packaging

  • Study assistance

  • Employee Incentive Program

  • Global opportunities


How to apply

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Senior Supplier Management Practitioner Boeing


Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As Americas biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.

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