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Supply Chain Specialist

  • Gloucestershire
  • Contract
  • £23.00 - £28.00 per hour

Supply Chain Specialist

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Filton as a Supply Chain Specialist.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to direct and manage all the procurement activities within integrated project teams, for the delivery of multiple cross-functional engagements from RFI/ RFQ stage through to project and product lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, Support and or Prepare procurement strategies and reports as required by the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Supplier Performance Review reports.
  • Key Performance Indicator reviews.
  • Manage and report Risk
  • Detailed and solid understanding of Procurement Processes and IT
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a Supply Chain environment, with at least three years’ experience managing a wide range of services, commodities or equipment.
  • Strong knowledge of the legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements within the defence sector.
  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain processes and interfaces between the business, project, partners, suppliers and customers
  • Awareness of payment mechanisms, including payment by results (Earned Value Management)
  • Understanding of continuous improvement and Value Add/ Value Elimination Cost reduction analysis
  • Understanding of Problem solving techniques
  • Prepare the Procurement strategies & plans for materials and services.
  • Manage, support and or prepare outputs and deliverables and select suppliers i.a.w. with the departmental procedures.
  • Manage and support or negotiate all commercial, financial, and schedule elements of the subcontracts/project and any authorised changes in line with departmental procedures
  • Pro actively support and deliver effective supplier management and service delivery.
  • Identify and implement business improvements resulting in cost saving opportunities.
  • Act as the primary point of contact with assigned suppliers and customers (internal/external).

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience of Procurement / Supply Chain Department (5 year min)
  • Commercial and contractual acumen.
  • Working understanding of tool sets and IT.
  • Management of cost drivers in the value chain and the principles of Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Management of change programmes.
  • Risk & opportunity management
  • Degree Qualified in a Business or Engineering discipline or Relevant working experience in the field of Supply Chain (Subject Matter Expertise).
  • Working towards CIPS qualification or equivalent

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.

Working from Home During Covid

Location: Filton

Rate: £27.93 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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

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