Order Book Management Professional

Order Book Management Professional
(job reference number: SCM03O)

Taif, Saudi Arabia 


Our client is a global defence, aerospace and security company with over 80.000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services.

We are now looking for a qualified and experienced Order Book Management Professional to work on an initial 9 to 12-month contract, with possibility of extension/renewal.

This position would be suitable for a new starter in their first role on an Order Book Management career ladder, or an apprentice having finished their time and taking their first role post-apprenticeship.

The successful candidate will execute the delivery of customer orders including generation, receipt, validation, prioritisation, solution, process and progression of orders through the system to achieve contractual requirements. Coordinate the resolution of issues and priority parts including alternative parts/solutions via integrated functional solutions. Uses information and applies a level of operational analysis to aid order management and achieve contractual requirements.

This an opportunity not to be missed. 


Key roles and Responsibilities 

  • Provide effective Order Book Management activities by meeting delivery targets and reporting any impact on Continuing Airworthiness, operational/process performance. Understand how individual actions contribute to overall delivery performance.
  • Ensure all Order Book Management activities are appropriately documented and airworthiness records are maintained on relevant systems
  • Ensure Human Factors and Error Management philosophies are applied to all Order Book Management activities
  • Able to demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding and application of the relevant Continuing Airworthiness Regulatory framework. Support the implementation of any Regulatory-driven changes into the Order Book Management activities. Ensure compliance with all other requirements, e.g. ITAR, EaPW, ISO, etc.
  • Delivery of the customer order validation process, Identify any issues specification, source or process and work with the Order Book Management Specialist to ensure resolution where practical, or escalation, as appropriate.


The Candidate must have the following:

  • Hold a minimum of a recognised qualification to NVQ3/Level 3 Award in relevant discipline.
  • Recent experience within a Supply Chain role that supports of Maintenance /after sales market environments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present information clearly and effectively.


It is desirable for the post holder to:

  • Understands the Regulatory Framework and it’s applicability to the Order Book Management processes and activities.
  • Able to build good relationships with Customers, On Base Demand Management, OEMs, Suppliers and the other key stakeholder’s personnel.
  • Have operational knowledge and understanding of the platform contract(s), the fleet’s performance and the business key performance metrics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ASBM discipline dependencies and interdependencies with Order Book Management.


Please note: Due to the regulations of the Saudi embassy in London, we can only consider applicants with a valid passport from the UK or Ireland, or other nationalities who have permanent residency and the right to work in the UK. Successful candidates will all need to go through a mandatory security vetting process, including verification of all claimed qualifications, criminal record and reference checks, and medical.


Job Description

Job reference number: SCM03O
Position: Order Book Management Professional
Job Type: Full-time
Duration: 9 to 12-month contract (with possibility of extension/renewal)
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Taif (KSA)


Package & Benefits

  • Salary: FTE GBP 67,000
  • High-quality secure accommodation on an expatriate compound in Saudi Arabia with swimming pools, gyms, tennis & squash courts, sports classes, pool etc.
  • Flights and local transport
  • Medical insurance
  • Visas

How to apply

Interested candidates should complete the application form below, and submit their CV

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