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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.


Materials Controller

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £20000 - £23000.00 per annum

Opportunity for a Materials Controller with a growing organisation in the Defence sector. Experience in the defence sector and in particular electronic spares, kit marshalling and putting kit together ideal.

Materials Controller

Opportunity for a Materials Controller with a growing organisation in the Defence sector. Role will be based out of their offices near Fareham.

Experience in the defence sector and in particular electronic spares, kit marshalling and putting kit together ideal.

In this role you will be responsible for materials control, working to BOM’s/ works orders you will pick and pack electronic spares as required bagging and tagging items. Working on good in and goods out.

This role will be working on government funded/ MOD contracts and current SC clearance or eligibility for SC Clearance and background checks is essential.

Class B forklift Truck licence desirable but can also be trained.

Duties will include:

  • Receiving goods in to the business
  • Updating records in the ERP system and MOD Public Stores Account
  • Defence goods in/out process and applicable Defence Standards, recording serial and batch numbers
  • Organising stock on shelves and bins
  • Place stock in designated areas for ongoing projects
  • Monthly stock take and reconciliation of stock
  • Arranging repairs and returns with manufacturers and suppliers
  • pick and pack items working to BOM’s/ work orders

Experience sought:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proven warehouse experience in an engineering/ manufacturing environment – defence ideal and experience with electronic spare ideal
  • Preferably a minimum of CILT level 2
  • Holding current SC or eligible for SC Clearance and happy to undergo background checks and verification
  • Hold a valid UK driving license and Class B1 fork truck License (desirable)

Materials Controller: Logistics, warehouse, goods in/ goods out, picking and packing, defence, engineering

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Supply Chain Manager

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £47.00 - £52.00 per hour

Supply Chain Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Supply Chain Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to draw upon Procurement best practice, subject matter expertise and LfE to own and deliver assigned Procurement Packages within the Complex Systems and/or Modified Systems/Equipment Categories up to and including contract award and contract handover stage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage 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
  • 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 period with necessary input from End User, where required
  • 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

Key skills & qualifications

  • Extensive experience of leading sourcing activity in a Supply Chain environment in defence or similar industry e.g. automotive, aerospace
  • Proven track record of development, implantation and execution of contract management strategies
  • Highly developed negotiation skills, including Terms and Conditions
  • Considerable experience of complex/technical procurement
  • Advanced knowledge of Contract Management best practice
  • Comprehensive 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
  • Experience of financial business and budgeting 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: £52.52 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
  • £23.00 - £28.00 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 manage the delivery and performance of established procurement packages as allocated by the Supply Chain Manager covering procurement of a range of Shipbuild systems, equipment, parts and materials.

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 manage the delivery and performance of established procurement packages as allocated by the Supply Chain Manager covering procurement of a range of Shipbuild systems, equipment, parts and materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of contract lifecycle in line with contract T&Cs and KPIs
  • Negotiation of engineering changes
  • Supplier performance management; on time delivery & right first time quality, resolution of contractual performance issues
  • Budget management
  • Adherence to programme schedule; govern delays & change management across the contract
  • Prepare for and feed into multi discipline reviews; Quarterly Business Reviews, Factory Acceptance Test, Monthly Contract Reviews
  • Investigate claims and incidences /dispute resolution with suppliers
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Focus on delivery/management of established contract for Equipment/Parts

Key skills & qualifications

  • Good supplier and stakeholder management skills and ability communicate effectively at all levels

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Able to identify and manage Risks & Opportunities

  • Financial spend management

  • Ability to work under own initiative and prioritise as appropriate

  • Strong MS Office 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: Scotstoun

Rate: £27.87 per hour (Inside of IR35)

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


Supply Chain Lead

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £23.00 - £28.00 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 manage the delivery and performance of established procurement packages as allocated by the Supply Chain Manager covering procurement of a range of Shipbuild systems, equipment, parts and materials.

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 manage the delivery and performance of established procurement packages as allocated by the Supply Chain Manager covering procurement of a range of Shipbuild systems, equipment, parts and materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of contract lifecycle in line with contract T&Cs and KPIs
  • Negotiation of engineering changes
  • Supplier performance management; on time delivery & right first time quality, resolution of contractual performance issues
  • Budget management
  • Adherence to programme schedule; govern delays & change management across the contract
  • Prepare for and feed into multi discipline reviews; Quarterly Business Reviews, Factory Acceptance Test, Monthly Contract Reviews
  • Investigate claims and incidences /dispute resolution with suppliers
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Focus on delivery/management of established contract for Equipment/Parts

Key skills & qualifications

  • Good supplier and stakeholder management skills and ability communicate effectively at all levels

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Able to identify and manage Risks & Opportunities

  • Financial spend management

  • Ability to work under own initiative and prioritise as appropriate

  • Strong MS Office 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: Scotstoun

Rate: £27.87 per hour (Inside of IR35)

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


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.