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Head of Supply Chain

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: 62.50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace, Other
  • Contact: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +44 161 962 6111
  • Expiry Date: 31 December 2022
  • Job Ref: 72550

​The Role

Within the Head of Supply Chain role, you’ll be responsible for:

Creating, developing and deploying the naval ships outsourced logistics strategy, including contracting strategy.

Working with key stakeholders to capture, verify and agree ongoing logistics business requirements. Working closely with the global combat ship organisation to understand the international business impact and directly alongside the Head of Logistics for the team in Australia to agree touchpoints.

Developing, owning and driving the overarching team delivery plan. Defining measures, milestones, dependencies, key performance indicators and internal service delivery agreements to enable delivery.

In addition, you’ll also develop the naval ships central warehouse concept to provide improved storage, resilience and flexibility across programmes and sites.


To succeed within the Head of Supply Chain role, you’ll have experience in a similar position, and you’ll ideally have the following skills:

Proven track record of deploying logistics strategy and managing a 3PL/4PL in a large scale, complex manufacturing programme.

Experience in logistics, operations and management.

Lean qualification or equivalent.

In addition, expert level negotiation skills are desirable, as is MCIPS/MCILT.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

Work on complex, cutting-edge projects

Achieve a work/life balance

Work on long term contracts

Develop your skills at a prestigious company

Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Head of Supply Chain - Logistics, please send your CV to the Aerospace and Defence team via the ‘apply now’ button.

***PLEASE NOTE: Start dates are imminent so apply now!!!***