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Supply Chain Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 12/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH85153

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Supply Chain Manager- Competitive Salary - Bristol

Babcock International is a global engineering services business, with 35,000 people working for us.
Babcock's Defence Systems Technology business provides design, manufacture and support services to large, demanding clients, whose expectations and standards are exceptionally high. We have facilities at several sites in the UK, including Bristol, Leicester and Plymouth, as well as a number of overseas locations, including Canada, South Korea and Australia. The business continues to win new work and to grow at a significant pace; as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people to work in our Procurement and Supply Chain team.

Everything we do for our customers involves the management of supply chains, so our Procurement and Supply Chain function is of strategic importance to the business. As the UK's leading engineering services business, we offer the chance for you to work on projects of national importance, in a dynamic, rewarding environment and with the opportunity for ongoing professional development and career progression.

What's on Offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Great career progression working within a leading engineering business
  • 25 Days Holiday + Pension + Expenses + Flexible Benefits

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Developing supply chain solutions in support of DST's business development activities.
  • Identifying and agreeing the division of value and risk with partners and third parties.
  • Translating prime contract, project and business requirements into effective supply chain provision
  • Managing effective performance throughout the supply chain. Employing strategies to vary inputs / outputs to maximise supply chain performance..
  • Managing supply-related risks to identify and implement mitigating actions.
  • Planning and implementing negotiation strategies, utilising leverage, identifying the risks, and developing options to close agreements successfully

Qualification/ Skills & Attributes:

  • 7+ years' experience in a procurement environment.
  • Good understanding of corporate governance and business ethics.
  • In-depth knowledge of tendering processes, value propositions and supplier selection.
  • Experience of managing local and international contracts throughout the life of a project.
  • Excellent influencing skills, relationship-building, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of defence or engineering sectors.
  • Capable of and comfortable with, instigating positive challenge to traditional ways of working.
  • Ability to use a wide range of influencing styles in order to execute negotiation with third parties.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Degree (or equivalent) qualification; Membership of a relevant professional body e.g. CIPS, with professional qualification at level 5 or above (or equivalent).

If you would like to be considered for the position please submit an application or contact Sarah Kesaulija on 01179 309 708

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