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Supply Chain Advisor

Ref no. BHN572701
Location Portsmouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

Supply Chain Advisor

Key skills required for this role

Project, planner, Cost, Project planner, MOD, BAE, Defence, Admin,supply chain,


Supply Chain Advisor

Job description

The Role

Working within the Warship Support Maritime Services Supply Chain responsible for delivering procurement / supply chain activities associated with a defined area. The role includes supporting the development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans, and the engagement of internal and external suppliers & customers as required to meet the project/business objectives

Responsible for the day to day procurement of materials and subcontract services ensuring requirements related to cost, quality, delivery and export control are competitively achieved in line with requirements.

Role Responsibilities:

Not limited to...

  • Support and/or prepare outputs and deliverables and select suppliers in line with the departmental procedures and systems
  • Support and/or negotiate all commercial, financial, quality and schedule elements of contracts and any authorised changes in line with departmental procedures
  • Pro-actively support and deliver effective supplier management and manage open order book in line with the project's integrated schedule
  • Support Line Manager in delivering KPI's
  • Identify and implement cost saving opportunities
  • Identify risks, opportunities and mitigation plans and implement accordingly
  • Act as the primary point of contact with assigned suppliers and customers (internal/external).
  • Understand and adhere to the company Export Control requirements
  • May be required to support in areas outside of this scope due to business requirements

The Individual:

  • Experience of Procurement / Supply Chain Department
  • A degree of commercial and contractual acumen
  • Working understanding of tool sets and IT (SAP desirable but not essential)
  • Experience and understanding of MRP
  • Working knowledge of Purchase to Pay
  • Tender process and down selection experience

Security Requirements: BPSS

This role requires you to obtain a basic disclosure along with employment reference checks before starting.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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