Supply Chain ManagerSalisburyPermanent We are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager for a new and exciting position based in Salisbury. This is a Permanent position working at our site at MOD Boscombe Down.We are FTSE 250 technology, science and defence contract and this role will be working a part of a large procurement function that supports several high value aerospace defence contracts.The role consists of project based strategic sourcing activities, which could include the acquisition of aircraft, high-value parts and materials, CAPEX and other major equipment. ResponsibilitiesNegotiates favourable terms, using the appropriate contract with knowledge of the Civil and Military Aviation rules and procurement requirementsDevelop strong relationships with key decision-makers in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of Procurement in all sourcing activities. Collaboratively develop plans with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans across spend.Collaborate with peers to develop and enhance systems, process, and best practiceProject based strategic sourcing activities, which could include the acquisition of aircraft, parts, materials and equipment. Position Requirements: Degree educated or demonstrable industry experienceMCIPS is desirableProcurement and supply chain experience, ideally within a technical environmentExperience in the aerospace industry either civil or military would be advantageousAbility to lead functional teams as may be required.Adaptive and change focused; able to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirementsHighly customer focused and concerned with meeting and exceeding customer expectations We offer a supportive environment to allow our teams to achieve, including enhanced employment terms and conditions, a host of excellent flexible benefits and a clear a achievable career development plan. If this sounds like an interesting career move, please do not hesitate to apply online or call the recruitment team for more information.