Supply Chain Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    Up to £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Supply Chain Manager - 5 Months Contract - London

  • My client is looking for a Supply Chain Manager who can come into the site in Central London on an initial 5-month contract. The client expects you to be full time on site and can offer a competitive hourly pay.

Role Overview

  • The client is one of the world's leading defence, aerospace, technology and security companies. They deliver technology-based services and solutions, ground-breaking products and unrivalled research capabilities to solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
  • The role is positioned with Group Supply Chain & Procurement, Bids & Programmes with responsibility for leading procurement activities and developing the supply chain network, working closely with internal project teams, external suppliers and partners.
  • This role is positioned within the Frameworks & Subcontractor Management team based in London.

Key Accountabilities

  • The primary requirement of the role is to provide Procurement & Supply Chain leadership, development and delivery of Customer awarded programmes across all of the client business units.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Embedded within a newly formed, Frameworks & Subcontractor Management Team, to provide end to end Supply Chain advice, sourcing, supply assurance, delivery, supply chain management and tasking against requirements.
  • In contract supplier management
  • Efficient & effective day to day management of the supply chain in support of our Framework and other programmes, as required
  • Providing strategic/functional development and execution of business strategies
  • Stakeholder management (internal and external).
  • Management planning of current and future workload.
  • On-boarding new suppliers to our Supply Chain network, through sign-up of our Framework Operating Documentation and Terms & Conditions
  • Harnessing innovative solutions from existing and future supply chain partners.
  • Contract Management

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

  • Relevant knowledge & experience of procurement and prime contract management (Essential)
  • Confident in communicating, influencing and building relationships with cross-functional colleagues, suppliers and business stakeholders (Essential)
  • Problem solving ability, detail oriented and ability to manage multiple tasks. (Essential)
  • Managing prime contract interfaces, risk mitigation and flexibility within supply chain including, supplier sourcing and leverage to deliver improvement, quality, performance, innovation and cost reduction.
  • Be a self-starter and be able to represent the procurement function
  • Contract Management
  • Proven contract negotiation skills in both a strategic relationship and sourcing environment
  • Experienced in the delivery of Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement systems and infrastructure

Experience & Qualifications

  • Business, IT, Finance, Supply Chain Management or Engineering; higher-level education or degree qualification preferred

Professional Qualifications:

  • MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification preferred
  • Experience of working within Procurement / Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement experience in a project management environment
  • Procurement experience of Contract Management