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Supply Chain Lead

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: Up to £26.96 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 08 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82196_1711554865


Location: Portsmouth (2-3 days onsite per week)

Duration: 12 Month Contract

Rate: £26.96 per hour umbrella


  • 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 and management of suppliers, projects and other stakeholders to deliver project/business objectives. Duties will include:
  • 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

Skills Required:

  • Supply Chain knowledge
  • No leadership needed as won't be managing anyone,
  • Microsoft and Excel experience needed.
  • CIPS would be desirable but not necessary.
  • Experience and understanding of MRP
  • Working knowledge of Purchase to Pay
  • Tender process and down selection experience

  • Identify risks, opportunities and mitigation plans and implement accordingly