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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.


Senior Commercial Officer

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

Senior Commercial Officer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Commercial Officer. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide commercial services and support to meet the operational needs of line management within a defined business unit or functional areas.

Senior Commercial Officer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Commercial Officer.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide commercial services and support to meet the operational needs of line management within a defined business unit or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management and administration of bids and contracts into the UK Ministry of Defence and internal customers
  • Supporting the Senior Commercial Manager by taking responsibility for the preparation of quotations and proposals
  • Developing and managing the commercial relationship with the customer on all support aspects of the T26 project (Note: Customers and partners are internal and external)
  • Active participation in the Business Winning Capture Team, including contributing to the development of commercial proposals for potential business, including Contract Changes and the commercial review of the full suite of proposal documents
  • Support to Supply Chain in the preparation of sub-contract terms and conditions as required
  • Negotiation of proposals with potential customers and ensuring that this results in acceptable business agreements and contracts
  • Generation of suitable NDA and teaming agreements in accordance with policy
  • Working with the internal legal team and external legal advisors as required to ensure all contracts have the necessary legal input/governance
  • Ability to follow up activities to ensure inputs from others are received and progressed to conclusion
  • High degree of customer focus
  • Commitment to meet deadlines and targets
  • Responsive to the needs and wants of the customer by understanding their requirements, through researched understanding, open discussion and candid clarification questions
  • Ability to work unsupervised and provide solutions for management consideration
  • Provide advice on commercial policy to Line/PM and non Commercial staff making the case for the added value of these processes.
  • Support and develop junior members of the team

Key skills & qualifications

  • Qualified to Degree standard or equivalent
  • Has practical and relevant comprehensive work experience
  • Good and broad professional knowledge of Commercial principles, techniques and practices and understands how Commercial roles fit in the organisation as a whole
  • Works on own initative with responsibility for delivery
  • Works as part of Commerical team
  • Works with limited supervision, helps define own objectives
  • Has developed a general Commercial knowledge
  • Has developed a basic level of business acumen in terms of wider business

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: £35.44 per hour – Inside of IR35

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


Supply Chain Practitioner

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £24.00 - £28.00 per hour

Opportunity for multiple Supply Chain Security Specialists to be based in Glasgow on contract basis.

Supply Chain Practioner

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstounas a Supply Chain Practioner.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to engage in the business supplier lifecycle, undertaking business analysis, audit and assurance and compliance enforcement.

Responsibilites

  • Audit and assurance activities to enforce security compliance
  • Monitoring of information security controls against policy
  • Investigating contraventions of information security policies, providing recommendations on resolution and future preventative and improvement actions
  • Consulting with major programmes and IT projects to ensure they comply with information security policies
  • Providing information security advice and guidance to colleagues and partners
  • Communicating information security aspects to the business, partners and suppliers, and supporting provision of security advice at all levels of the enterprise
  • Developing and maintaining appropriate Information Security Processes

Skills/Experience

  • Awareness of Information Security
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt these skills to different circumstances and to be able to apply these skills across of levels
  • Audit or assurance 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: Glasgow

Rate: £28.62 per hour

PLEASE NOTE: This role has been assessed and being INSIDE IR35

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


Sub Contract Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £48.00 - £53.00 per hour

Sub Contract Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Sub Contract Programme Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as the Comments Consolidator for document reviews and pro-active stakeholder management of suppliers, Platform and/or Combat Systems Supply Chain and Control Account Managers and the Support teams conducting reviews of the documents.

Sub Contract Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Sub Contract Programme Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as the Comments Consolidator for document reviews and pro-active stakeholder management of suppliers, Platform and/or Combat Systems Supply Chain and Control Account Managers and the Support teams conducting reviews of the documents.

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
  • 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 suppy chain or indirectly for the Naval Ships supply chain
  • Review and manage the supplier performance, manage change and maintain relationships.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Excellent and broad Supply Chain best practice knowledge and experience
  • The role requires excellent and broad Supply Chain knowledge and a breadth of business knowledge and expertise, including good business, market and competitor knowledge as well as depth of vision and creativity and an ability to develop Supply Chain strategy to support business objectives and strategy
  • Contracting for Availability (CfA) bid experience including and not limited to Service Management, Equipment availability provision and tracking, Packing, Handling, Storage and Transport, Performance Management and Reporting, Risk and Opportunity Management, Configuration Management and Obsolescence Management
  • Strong commercial awareness and ability to create and negotiate terms and conditions
  • The ability to utilise and interpret financial data and performance measures
  • Supply Chain functional people, process and performance knowledge to develop the function using enabling technologies to exceed or meet the Corporate business objectives set by the Executive Committee
  • MCIPS or working towards MCIPS
  • Broad Engineering knowledge (Electo-mechanical) would be a district advantage but is not essential
  • In depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management practices
  • Has experience in regulated industries
  • Defence supply chain experience with basic security clearance and SC clearance or ability to obtain SC clearance.

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: £53.16 per hour (INSIDE OF IR35)

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


Sub Contract Programme Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £48.00 - £53.00 per hour

Sub Contract Programme Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Sub Contract Programme Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as the Comments Consolidator for document reviews and pro-active stakeholder management of suppliers, Platform and/or Combat Systems Supply Chain and Control Account Managers and the Support teams conducting reviews of the documents.

Sub Contract Programme Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Sub Contract Programme Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to act as the Comments Consolidator for document reviews and pro-active stakeholder management of suppliers, Platform and/or Combat Systems Supply Chain and Control Account Managers and the Support teams conducting reviews of the documents.

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
  • 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 suppy chain or indirectly for the Naval Ships supply chain
  • Review and manage the supplier performance, manage change and maintain relationships.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Excellent and broad Supply Chain best practice knowledge and experience
  • The role requires excellent and broad Supply Chain knowledge and a breadth of business knowledge and expertise, including good business, market and competitor knowledge as well as depth of vision and creativity and an ability to develop Supply Chain strategy to support business objectives and strategy
  • Contracting for Availability (CfA) bid experience including and not limited to Service Management, Equipment availability provision and tracking, Packing, Handling, Storage and Transport, Performance Management and Reporting, Risk and Opportunity Management, Configuration Management and Obsolescence Management
  • Strong commercial awareness and ability to create and negotiate terms and conditions
  • The ability to utilise and interpret financial data and performance measures
  • Supply Chain functional people, process and performance knowledge to develop the function using enabling technologies to exceed or meet the Corporate business objectives set by the Executive Committee
  • MCIPS or working towards MCIPS
  • Broad Engineering knowledge (Electo-mechanical) would be a district advantage but is not essential
  • In depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management practices
  • Has experience in regulated industries
  • Defence supply chain experience with basic security clearance and SC clearance or ability to obtain SC clearance.

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: £53.16 per hour (INSIDE OF IR35)

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


Supply Chain Manager

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £28.00 - £33.00 per hour

Supply Chain Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Supply Chain Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to develop, own and drive the overarching delivery plan. Define measures, milestones, dependencies, key performance indicators and internal service delivery agreements to enable delivery.

Supply Chain Manager

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to develop, own and drive the overarching delivery plan. Define measures, milestones, dependencies, key performance indicators and internal service delivery agreements to enable delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Commercial and financial management and execution of 3PL contract, including management of supplier deliverables, contract change activities and dispute resolution.
  • Develop the warehousing concepts to provide improved storage, resilience and flexibility across programmes and sites.
  • Ensure business and 3rd Party Logistics provider is compliant with FCF and all other associated controls
  • Undertake Programme and Business reviews, including presenting supplier, contract and financial delivery management information to senior leadership team.
  • Ensure the 3PL provider fulfils the end-to-end Logistics lifecycle scope. From receipt of Supply Chain generated demand, forecasting, Logistics, Despatch, Warehousing, Inbound Inventory and Materials Management.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Proven Track record of deploying logistics strategy and managing a 3PL/4PL in a large scale, complex manufacturing programme
  • Expert level negotiation skills, proven Influencing and Strategic Supplier Management capabilities
  • Financial business and budgeting capabilities
  • 5 years experience in logistics, operations and management

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: £33.63 per hour (INSIDE OF IR35)

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


Senior Commercial Officer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £24.00 - £29.00 per hour

Senior Commercial Officer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Commercial Officer. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide commercial services and support to meet the operational needs of line management within a defined business unit or functional areas.

Senior Commercial Officer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Commercial Officer.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide commercial services and support to meet the operational needs of line management within a defined business unit or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management and administration of bids and contracts into the UK Ministry of Defence and internal customers
  • Supporting the Senior Commercial Manager by taking responsibility for the preparation of quotations and proposals
  • Developing and managing the commercial relationship with the customer on all support aspects of the T26 project (Note: Customers and partners are internal and external)
  • Active participation in the Business Winning Capture Team, including contributing to the development of commercial proposals for potential business, including Contract Changes and the commercial review of the full suite of proposal documents
  • Support to Supply Chain in the preparation of sub-contract terms and conditions as required
  • Negotiation of proposals with potential customers and ensuring that this results in acceptable business agreements and contracts
  • Generation of suitable NDA and teaming agreements in accordance with policy
  • Working with the internal legal team and external legal advisors as required to ensure all contracts have the necessary legal input/governance
  • Ability to follow up activities to ensure inputs from others are received and progressed to conclusion
  • High degree of customer focus
  • Commitment to meet deadlines and targets
  • Responsive to the needs and wants of the customer by understanding their requirements, through researched understanding, open discussion and candid clarification questions
  • Ability to work unsupervised and provide solutions for management consideration
  • Provide advice on commercial policy to Line/PM and non Commercial staff making the case for the added value of these processes.
  • Support and develop junior members of the team

Key skills & qualifications

  • Qualified to Degree standard or equivalent
  • Has practical and relevant comprehensive work experience
  • Good and broad professional knowledge of Commercial principles, techniques and practices and understands how Commercial roles fit in the organisation as a whole
  • Works on own initative with responsibility for delivery
  • Works as part of Commerical team
  • Works with limited supervision, helps define own objectives
  • Has developed a general Commercial knowledge
  • Has developed a basic level of business acumen in terms of wider business

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: £29.78 per hour – Inside of 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 Scotstoun as a Supply Chain Principal. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver assigned Procurement Packages from initial procpack development, through RfP/RfT, contract pack development, Contract Review Board briefing packs, negotiation, contract placement and post contract award handover.

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 opportunity to deliver assigned Procurement Packages from initial procpack development, through RfP/RfT, contract pack development, Contract Review Board briefing packs, negotiation, contract placement and post contract award handover.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead cross functional engagement to facilitate the delivery of robust business inputs to RfP/RfT preparation
  • Control of RFP activities in accordance with appropriate legislation e.g. single source contracting
  • Prepare Pre-qualification to the potential bidders, assist in evaluation of responses and prepare Bidders Lists
  • Coordinate and lead Package kick off meetings/bid reviews
  • Assessment of RFP responses
  • Lead Contract negotiations including Terms & Conditions
  • Prepare all correspondence to suppliers and internal customers during the Route To Contract
  • Collaborate and lead technical, Supply Chain & functional stakeholders discussions
  • Prepare recommendation for award and Notice of Award
  • Prepare the contract document(s) conforming agreed changes to the packages
  • Commercial management and execution of assigned pre contracts, including management of supplier deliverables, contract change activities, ensuring the fulfilment of documented business Systems deliverables.
  • Development/delivery of management reporting
  • Handover of Contract Packs post contract award

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience of leading sourcing activity in a Supply Chain environment
  • Ability to support development and implementation of contract management strategies
  • Highly developed negotiation skills, including Terms and Conditions
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Contract Management best practice
  • Working knowledge of the legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to work across geographically split teams and suppliers
  • Expert at building supplier relationships
  • CIPS or industry equivalent experience
  • Financial business and budgeting capabilities

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 OF 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 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide day to day support within the SDIM (Supplier declaration Information Management) Project, interacting with the Supply Chain community and external Suppliers.

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 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide day to day support within the SDIM (Supplier declaration Information Management) Project, interacting with the Supply Chain community and external Suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing support to the SDIM Supply Chain Lead.
  • On-boarding of Maritime Services Suppliers into the new SDIM capabilities, including Exostar registration.
  • Reporting Supplier onboarding progress to the SDIM Supply Chain Lead & requesting support where applicable.
  • Providing support to the SDIM Supply Chain Lead.
  • On-boarding of Maritime Services Suppliers into the new SDIM capabilities, including Exostar registration.
  • Reporting Supplier onboarding progress to the SDIM Supply Chain Lead & requesting support where applicable.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience in delivering an end to end Project and ability to show results.
  • Good communication skills with all levels.
  • Knowledge of export control, specifically supplier declarations
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of Supply Chain principles and processes.
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills; able to communicate effectively.

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

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • Up to £15.50 per hour

Opportunity for a Supply Chain Advisor to be based in Glasgow on a contract basis.

As Supply Chain Advisor you will undertake activities to support the Contract Managers in the placement and/or delivery of procurement contracts for a variety of ship equipment, complex systems commodities and materials.

The role holder will work closely with the Contract Managers, the functional systems team, Programmes and will liaise with and support external suppliers as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and prepare data in support of negotiations/negotiation strategies
  • Support eCommerce activities
  • CDRL (Contract Data Requirements List) Management
  • Raise and/or approve TMR’s (Technical Material Requisition)
  • Coordinate and prepare contract handover packs
  • Management of purchase orders
  • Expedite receipt of goods
  • Update QLA (Quarterly Look Ahead)
  • Investigation and resolution of Non Conformance and Defect & Deficiencies
  • Support the change process
  • Document Control
  • Monitor, collate and report KPIs, financial data and report risk & opportunity’s
  • Prepare inputs to briefing packs and functional review papers

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Supply Chain/Procurement function and activities (2 year min)
  • Experience in use of the following systems (or similar) :
    • MRP/ERM
    • eCommerce
    • Windchill
  • Understanding of Key Performance Indicators
  • Able to identify Risks and Opportunities
  • Able to analyse data and develop/produce reports and other MI
  • Working knowledge of Regulatory frameworks on Supply Chain practice (Import/Export, ITAR, Defence Procurement Regulations)
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate at peer and management levels
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office

PLEASE NOTE: This role has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

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


Supply Chain Security Analyst x 4

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • Up to £26.25 per hour

Opportunity for multiple Supply Chain Security Specialists to be based in Glasgow on contract basis.

Working in supplier security assurance the Supply Chain Security Analyst is a key role in the delivery of Supply Chain Cyber Security.

As a Supply Chain Security Analyst, you will be engaged in the business supplier lifecycle, undertaking business analysis, audit and assurance and compliance enforcement.

The role holder will liaise with customers and partners across the whole business as well as traveling to various sites across the UK.

Responsibilites

  • Facilitating Specialist Working Groups drawing subject matter expertise from the business and customer to develop and improve information security policies and guidance
  • Consulting with major programmes and IT projects to ensure they comply with information security policies
  • Monitoring of information security controls against policy to ensure their effective operation
  • Providing information security advice and guidance to colleagues and partners
  • Investigating contraventions of information security policies, providing recommendations on resolution and future preventative and improvement actions
  • Communicating information security aspects to the business, partners and suppliers, and for the provision of authoritative security advice at all levels of the enterprise
  • Developing and maintaining appropriate Information Security Processes
  • Audit and assurance activities to enforce security compliance

Skills/Experience

  • Relevant degree or equivalent work experience within Supply Chain, Information Security, Cyber Security, Governance and Assurance or related subject
  • Stakeholder and supplier management experience
  • Risk Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt these skills to different circumstances and to be able to apply these skills across of levels
  • Audit or assurance experience with knowledge of ISO or equivalent
  • Incident and Investigation Skills
  • Knowledge of Government Security Classifications and the requirements of DEF STAN 05-138 and DEFCON 658
  • Knowledge of the Defence Cyber Protection Partnership (DCPP)

PLEASE NOTE: This role has been assessed and being INSIDE IR35

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