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Supply Chain Managers are responsible for overseeing and managing our clients overall supply chain and logistics strategy in order to maximize process efficiency and productivity. They also play a crucial role in developing and maintaining good relationships with vendors and distributors working alongside procurement. Aap3 has provided Supply Chain professionals to organisations throughout the UK.


Material Provision Co-Ordinator

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £17.00 - £21.00 per hour

Material Provision Co-Ordinator Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Material Provision Co-Ordinator. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to ensure that all materials and tooling at the pre-production phase are identified, kitted and available to allow work to be passed to production. This role will co-ordinate and work collaboratively with the stores and supply chain team.

Material Provision Co-Ordinator

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Material Provision Co-Ordinator.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to ensure that all materials and tooling at the pre-production phase are identified, kitted and available to allow work to be passed to production. This role will co-ordinate and work collaboratively with the stores and supply chain team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for pre-production checks to ensure right materials and tooling is assigned to work orders that enable Team Leaders to allow first time execution of work.
  • Ownerships for kitting materials to work orders in the lay apart areas so materials are in hand and not just shown on IFS. Deliver kitted work orders to the receipt and despatch area of the project.
  • When materials are MSM work collaboratively with MoD team so these are collected from the ship and kitted as part of the kitting and pre-production checks process.
  • Accountable for maintaining and monitoring both the consumable containers and forward spares lockers.
  • Work collaboratively with the planning and supply chain team by completing material usage reviews and ensuring the relevant follow up actions are actioned by (feedback change requests) so lessons are identified for future projects.
  • Work collaboratively with other stakeholders such as logistics and stores to improve the material provision and recommend adjustments to the Min/Max stock levels (COP) accordingly to ensure the right level of materials are is always available.
  • Accountable for taking issues and problems with materials/tooling and apply fundamental problem solving skills to resolve issues that arise from production delivery.
  • Work collaboratively with the planning and estimating team to ensure the parts database is live and accurate and achieve sharing

Key skills & qualifications

  • Good communication skills to ensure information can be flowed within the IDT and industrial levels.
  • High levels of customer focus to ensure that delivery meets and exceeds the set expectations set by both the Ship staff and COM’s.
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety requirements/legislation.
  • Good financial awareness skills to ensure value for money for material and tooling provision, with the aim of reducing material costs to projects.
  • Excellent problem solving skills that enables information to be collated processed so solutions are put in place to assist the daily drum beat of production teams.
  • Good people and behavioural skills to motivate a team to deliver effectively against tight schedules.
  • Must be methodical when reviewing information within IFS so that faults and issues can be identified and corrected prior to work being released.
  • Has the ability to interpret Engineering specifications, drawings and guidance to ensure material and tooling provision is readily accessible to Team Leaders and industrial staff prior to it being released.
  • Computer literate and good understanding of IFS, Word and Excel.

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: £21.12 per hour (Inside IR35)

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


Subcontract Programme Manager

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £58.00 - £62.00 per hour

Subcontract Programme Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Govan as a Subcontract Programme Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide continuous development and implementation of the NEC 4 commercial strategies.

Subcontract Programme Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Govan as a Subcontract Programme Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide continuous development and implementation of the NEC 4 commercial strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the full lifecycle of contract management.
  • Drive a cohesive approach that supports the achievement of business goals. Developing a timeline that demonstrates the role out of an Integrated Project Team through the use of NEC 4 delivering awareness training workshops and bitesize sessions on new documentation, process and procedures
  • Manage and drive a cross functional team to work seamlessly with Operations to deliver the contracted services in line with the delivery schedule, operating safely and effectively
  • Provide Commercial leadership, policy and guidance across major programmes in relation to the NEC 4 contracting strategy supporting collaborative working across the organisation.
  • Agree processes and procedures in conjunction with Project Managers / Project Engineers, SHE, Legal, Procurement, Finance, Major Projects Stakeholders
  • Ensure regular reviews are carried out with the Project Teams, to ensure that their needs are being met and that excellent customer service is achieved and, developing future improvements/services for the Stakeholders/Customers.
  • Accountable for the successful resolution of commercial disputes and define and manage the risk associated with commercial claims with difficult contractors
  • Influence contractual discussions, negotiations and strategic sourcing decisions with both internal and external customers
  • Ensure all CAT D activities meet or improve on budget, cost, volume and efficiency targets (Key Performance Indicators) in line with business objectives.
  • Assist in the development, agree and execute the business operational subcontracting strategy for major subcontract Outsourcing addressing capacity and value for money with all key stakeholders
  • Developing and agreeing appropriate terms and conditions with the major subcontractors, ensuring that risk is apportioned appropriately and all parties are held to account.
  • Drive and ensure all approved project change is embedded in supplier sub-contracts

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience within a relevant sector in the Construction Industry
  • Robust understanding of NEC3/4
  • Developing innovative contract solutions to enhance supply chain delivery
  • Managing a cross functional team

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: Govan

Rate: £62.50 per hour (Inside IR35)

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


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.

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.


Senior Material Controller

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £17.00 - £22.00 per hour

Senior Material Controller Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for the readiness of material in line with the System of Work. Responsible for the interface between the Integrated Project/Working Team, Planning Function, Material Suppliers/Sources and Material Delivery. Providing support to the Principal Material Controllers.

Senior Material Controller

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for the readiness of material in line with the System of Work. Responsible for the interface between the Integrated Project/Working Team, Planning Function, Material Suppliers/Sources and Material Delivery. Providing support to the Principal Material Controllers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote and comply with Company SHE, security, mandatory training and business requirements.
  • Represent the Supply Chain Function at meetings with regard to designated areas. Provide update on material status and issues (internal and external supply) whilst taking appropriate actions and expediting to satisfy project schedule demands, key milestones and objectives.
  • Production of KPI’s and reports to satisfy business requirements, stating material readiness for specific materials within the appropriate window, in accordance with the System of Work.
  • Ensuring that material issues are resolved in a timely manner, kept up to date or escalating where appropriate.
  • Participate in the assessment of departmental policies and procedures on a periodic basis to identify improvements and confirm that they are appropriate for business needs.
  • Prepare and collate data, to support departmental reports.
  • Promote ‘Right First Time’, contribute to LfE process, and liaise with CI team throughout the material readiness/delivery phase.
  • Provide training of team members about use of appropriate business systems, tools and techniques to ensure compliance with function processes and procedures.
  • Principal contact for designated area, providing clear understanding of material status. Expediting priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Display and promote professional behaviours in all areas of performance and duties.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Ability to identify and resolve issues in assigned area of responsibility
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders and customers
  • Experience in a Supply Chain role/knowledge of Supply Chain processes.
  • Skilled in use of standard Microsoft packages and business systems.
  • Highly motivated and driven to deliver departmental and business targets.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills

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: Barrow

Rate: £21.77 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Supply Chain Lead

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £21.00 - £26.00 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 support the development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans.

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 support the development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans.

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
  • Ensure application of the estimating and procurement process is adheard to in line with supplier commodity and supplier approvals (JOSCAR)
  • Understand drawing and specification requirements
  • Ensure robust contractual arrangements with the supply chain including flow down of business/project conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with company policy & procedures including the Quality System, SHE & Responsible Business Conduct. Flow down to suppliers of obligations in this regard
  • Working knowledge of the legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements

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: £26.25 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Supply Chain Advisor

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £12.00 - £17.00 per hour

Supply Chain Advisor Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Supply Chain Advisor. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with 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 of internal and external suppliers & customers as required to meet the objectives.

Supply Chain Advisor

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with 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 of internal and external suppliers & customers as required to meet the objectives.

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
  • May be required to support in areas outside of this scope due to business requirements
  • Ensure application of the estimating and procurement process is adhered to in line with supplier commodity and supplier approvals (JOSCAR)
  • Understand drawing and specification requirements
  • Ensure compliance with company policy & procedures including the Quality System, SHE & Responsible Business Conduct. Flow down to suppliers of obligations in this regard
  • Working knowledge of the legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements

Key skills & qualifications

  • Strong communicator, able to effectiviely influence
  • Stakeholder management (internal) + Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Understanding of ethical, value-driven negotiations
  • Metrics for the monthly business reviews on key performance indicators (KPI’s)
    • On Time in Full (OTIF)
    • Right on Receipt (ROR)
    • Blocked Invoice Queries
    • Requisition to purchase order turnaround
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Influence on-time delivery, cost and quality through the successful actions of the Supply Chain
  • Establish and build good working relationships with suppliers, key stakeholders and customers
  • Experience of Procurement / Supply Chain Department
  • A degree of 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: £16.94 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Supply Chain Principal

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £30.00 - £35.00 per hour

Supply Chain Principal Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scoutstoun as a Supply Chain Principal . The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans, and the associated engagement and management of suppliers, projects and other stakeholders to deliver project/business objectives.

Supply Chain Principal

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scoutstoun as a Supply Chain Principal .

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans, and the associated engagement and management of suppliers, projects and other stakeholders to deliver project/business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage complex equipment contracts to schedule, quality and cost;
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships;
  • Proactive risk and opportunity management;
  • Negotiate and implement post contract change;
  • Ensure business systems are updated and reflect latest programme dates;
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure contract dependencies are understood and managed;
  • Provide concise, well-written and timely reports to senior management;
  • Provide advice, guidance and information to support development of GCS negotiation strategies
  • Ensure governance processes are adhered to relating to Document Control activities
  • Ensure compliance with SC Processes relating to contract placement administration
  • Timely and accurate reporting, including but not limited to:
    • Progress reporting
    • Security / export compliance
    • CDRL performance/Data Deliverables(internal SLA and supplier)
    • KPIs
    • CAMs/ Control Account Managers
  • Issue resolution, including escalation as required

Key skills & qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Windchill/Supplier Contract Application
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERM Systems
  • Ability to produce/develop reports and other MI
  • Understanding of Key performance indicators
  • Ability to identify and prioritise risks and opportunities
  • Working knowledge Supply Chain Process and Governance practices
  • Working knowledge of Regulatory frameworks on Supply Chain practice (Import/Export, ITAR, Defence Procurement Regulations)
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Working towards CIPS/Equivalent
  • Experience of managing a range of services, commodities or equipment

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: Scotstoun

Rate: £35.44 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Principal Supply Chain

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £30.00 - £35.00 per hour

Supply Chain Principal Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Supply Chain Principal . The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for the delivery of the Supply Chain inputs into the programmes to support bid activities. The role holder will work with both programme and functional teams to support the development and deployment of contracting strategies.

Supply Chain Principal

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Supply Chain Principal .

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for the delivery of the Supply Chain inputs into the programmes to support bid activities. The role holder will work with both programme and functional teams to support the development and deployment of contracting strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the cross functional bid team, the role holder will support the deployment the FSS Procurement Strategy through the creation and delivery of Procurement and Subcontract Management strategies ensuring customer requirements are met
  • Work alongside Cost Estimating to work up cost models
  • Engage with Supply Chain in support of obligations in readiness for RBA
  • Establish Non-Disclosure Agreements / Security Aspects Letters with suppliers
  • Prepare Pre-qualification and Invitation to tender documents for issue to potential bidders; assist in evaluation of responses; respond to bidder queries; support down-selection process.
  • Work with Commercial and Legal team to define flow down requirements for the supply base
  • Development and management of supplier relationships, including regular supplier visits
  • Strategic subcontract management
  • Liaison with Supply Chain Managers on existing and / or complimentary programs (T26 and Hunter class) to gain benefit from any cross-program synergies

Key skills & qualifications

  • CIPS
  • Procurement / Supply Chain subject matter expert, including delivery of savings within a complex program environment
  • Extensive contractual and commercial working knowledge
  • Highly developed negotiation skills
  • Project management within Supply Chan context
  • Understanding of BAE Systems Lifecycle Management process
  • Previous experience of working in Export and International Supply Chain team
  • Delivery and deployment of Procurement Plan and strategies
  • Successful progression of Supply Chain activities in LCM Phase Reviews
  • RFx (RFI / RFP) issued to marketplace
  • Development and management of supplier relationships, including onsite visits
  • Business reporting – including but not limited to, financial, progress against Procurement Plan, LCM reporting requirements

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: Scotstoun

Rate: £35.44 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Supply Chain Project Manager

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

Supply Chain Project Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Supply Chain Project Manager. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to supply highly specialised subject matter expertise to align maturity of scope to the build schedule, ability to robustly review risks and uncertainty, focuses on cost driver analysis, opportunities and challenges through batching, spares, learner and negotiation.

Supply Chain Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Supply Chain Project Manager.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to supply highly specialised subject matter expertise to align maturity of scope to the build schedule, ability to robustly review risks and uncertainty, focuses on cost driver analysis, opportunities and challenges through batching, spares, learner and negotiation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for materials route-to-contract for each delivery phase/tranche covering: BAES scope, schedule, risk, opportunity and cost. Collaborative working and learning from experience activities, from Request for Quotation to successful bid analysis, evaluation, negotiation through to contract award and transition for each delivery phase.
  • Providing day-to-day delivery phase direction for the material procurement project managers, cost teams and wider future contracting team.
  • Lead the implementation and development of the risk-based pricing evaluation including collaboratively managing the wider stakeholder evaluation group including; material procurement, engineers and ESO’s, cost estimating, finance, commercial and risk teams.
  • Strategic design of the Alliance supply chain assurance processes and procedures including contract permission tracker versus actual commitments and alignment to the material approval process (MAFs and GMAF’s)
  • Lead on developing and delivering the batching and spares procurement strategy in line with the prevailing and future delivery phases.
  • Lead on the effective procurement ways of working by applying strong category and project management principles
  • Lead on the strategic creation and delivery of the Four Boat Procurement Plan for BAES scope and coherency with Rolls Royce and DSST scope Four Boat plans.
  • Tacit knowledge of BAES systems, unique processes, procedures and practices that together support the delivery of the four-boat procurement plan. Creating the A to D strategic categorisation approach, measurement by work breakdown structure, implicit scope knowledge across all materials, engineering and design maturity, schedule criticality, procurement stage gates.
  • Detailed Supplier understanding and the importance and application of SSRO and QSC requirements, intrinsic knowledge of different pricing strategies (Firm, Fixed, Cost+, TCIF, EBF), Major Sub-contract and transactional acquisition strategies.
  • Most likely EAC values (Baseline versus Current), Economic Conditions (EC’s), Basis of estimates, estimate maturity, first of class and leaner assessments, focused cost reduction activities, batch commitments, monthly financial commitment and spend profiles.
  • Provide analytical programme knowledge, historical procurement performance and material category expertise to support negotiations and final agreement of the annual ABC and FCAC annual budget.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Proven material project management experience, successfully negotiating and delivering large multi-£billion complex material contracts. Working autonomously and leading and delivering on the material procurement bid evaluation.
  • Demonstrating a clear understanding of the supply network and procurement big picture, collaborating and partnering.
  • Providing expertise and unique insight into how industry approaches the delivery phase project and how the Alliance/SDA can maximise opportunities and drive cost savings through for example; the delivery of the cost-base reduction programme.
  • Analytical thinker and demonstrable ability to triangulating and assimilate large amounts of detailed and complex data and with an eye for detail, create meaningful supply chain analysis, strategic procurement direction and negotiation options.
  • Ability to design and set SDA/MOD standard requirements, request for information and tender evaluation. Setting out recommendations for contract award.
  • A strong understanding of procurement and contracting challenges in the Submarines Enterprise.
  • Desirable – Masters-level qualification in a Business discipline and an MCIPS qualification.
  • Desirable – working knowledge of BAES and SDA/MOD unique processes, procedures and practices.
  • Extensive experience of working with senior stakeholders and facilitating/influencing at this level.

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: Barrow

Rate: £50.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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


Senior Material Controller

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £17.00 - £22.00 per hour

Senior Material Controller Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with be responsible for the readiness of material in line with the System of Work. As well as Planning Function, Material Suppliers/Sources and Material Delivery. Providing support to the Principal Material Controllers for specific areas.

Senior Material Controller

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with be responsible for the readiness of material in line with the System of Work. As well as Planning Function, Material Suppliers/Sources and Material Delivery. Providing support to the Principal Material Controllers for specific areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote and comply with Company SHE, security, mandatory training and business requirements.
  • Represent the Supply Chain Function at meetings with regard to designated areas. Provide update on material status and issues (internal and external supply) whilst taking appropriate actions and expediting to satisfy project schedule demands, key milestones and objectives.
  • Production of KPI’s and reports to satisfy business requirements, stating material readiness for specific materials within the appropriate window, in accordance with the System of Work.
  • Ensuring that material issues are resolved in a timely manner, kept up to date or escalating where appropriate.
  • Participate in the assessment of departmental policies and procedures on a periodic basis to identify improvements and confirm that they are appropriate for business needs.
  • Prepare and collate data, to support departmental reports
  • Promote ‘Right First Time’, contribute to LfE process and liaise with CI team throughout the material readiness/delivery phase.
  • Provide training of team members with regard to use of appropriate business systems, tools and techniques to ensure compliance with function processes and procedures.SUPPLY
  • Principal contact for designated area, providing clear understanding of material status. Expediting priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Display and promote professional behaviours in all areas of performance and duties.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Ability to identify and resolve issues in assigned area of responsibility
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders and customers.
  • Experience in a Supply Chain role/knowledge of Supply Chain processes.
  • Skilled in use of standard Microsoft packages and business systems.
  • Highly motivated and driven to deliver departmental and business targets.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills

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: Barrow

Rate: £21.77 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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