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Senior Professional – Supply Chain

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £31.80 - £36.80 per hour

Senior Professional – Supply Chain

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Professional – Supply Chain.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work for our major defence client in the Maritime sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish & maintain accurate forecasts for supplier document deliveries, based on equipment maturity and supplier practicalities, for assigned Procurement Packs.
  • Act as Comments Consolidator for Support CDRLs (for assigned suppliers and Procurement Packs), liaising with reviewers, suppliers and the engineering teams to achieve ontime, quality deliveries
  • Continuously improve the processes relating to Supplier CDRLs Procurement Activities
  • Plan procurements, including:
    • Working with the teams and other stakeholders, to recommend or influence make/buy and sourcing solutions
    • Identification of suppliers, including running competitions and gaining supplier approval where appropriate
    • Flow down of appropriate terms and conditions
    • Developing a negotiating strategy
  • Place subcontracts, direct to the Maritime Services supply chain.
  • Review and manage the supplier performance, manage change and maintain relationships.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Requires professional knowledge and understanding of Procurement principles and practices, including an understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made across the wider Supply Chain
  • Works with other functional representatives and/or customers and suppliers to meet operational needs of line management and the business. Typically this role would also be involved in roll-out and management of supply chain processes and technologies.
  • Leading teams that maintain and update infrastructure and processes and transport management, as well as leading cross-functional teams to optimise these and implement improvements.
  • Will have an in-depth understanding of how the teams co-ordinate their efforts and resources to achieve shared objectives.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £36.80 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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