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Supply Chain Lead

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £22.26 - £27.26 per hour

Supply Chain Lead

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Supply Chain Lead.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within the Warship Support Maritime Services Supply Chain responsible for delivering procurement / supply chain activities associated with a defined area.

Key Responsibilities

– 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

– Be first port of call for escalations within the Supply Chain team

– May be required to support in areas outside of this scope due to business requirements

Key skills & qualifications

– Experience of Procurement / Supply Chain Department

– 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

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: £27.26 per hour (inside IR35)

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