Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895324_1541435062
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2018 16:24

Job Description

Your experience as a Supply Chain Manager will be highly valuable to my client, a national market leader in the fields of defence and nuclear engineering. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product.

You will work closely with the head of function and internal and external stakeholders to support the development and deployment of effective Supply Chain solutions. You will be required to support the most appropriate Supply Chain answer from purchasing, production, inventory management to warehouse and distribution, for each bid activity and therefore work closely with future key partners.

Responsibilities for this role will include:

*Support strategic objectives by interpreting and influencing both the external and internal environments by creating positive relationships with stakeholders through the appropriate management of their expectations and agreed objectives
*Identify and agree division of value and risk with third parties, planning the negotiation strategy, utilising leverage identifying the risks and developing options to close agreements successfully
*Working alongside the Head of Supply Chain to support the development of proposals and tenders
*Understand and manage risk and opportunities throughout the supply chain and throughout the purchasing activity life cycle
*Understand customer requirements and managing their relevance to supplier selection and contracting alongside commercial colleagues
*Develop a lean approach to Supply Chain material for use in Supply Chain Design for bids that provide good understanding and support Supply Chain decisions
*Establish strong mutually supportive relationships with other key stakeholders such as principal buyers, group category managers, suppliers and future potential service provider through continuous networking and team approach

To be suitable for this role your skills and qualifications will include:

*Degree qualified in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management or Engineering
*Understands how to manage a post contractual arrangement and the elements which best maximise a supplier's performance
*Ability to understand the opportunities and risks of an end to end Supply Chain strategy from bid analysis to distribution
*Able to apply appropriate knowledge of international legislative export compliance and to apply appropriate rules and customs for handling trade between countries
*Experience of exchange, payment, force majeure, legislative requirements and dispute resolution
*Understands the essential elements of a compliant, valid and appropriate contract
*Effective Program Manager with the proven ability to deliver multiple projects simultaneously
*Strategic thinker with excellent influencing skills, relationship building, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
*Delivery focused with a pragmatic, hands on approach with the ability to operate successfully in a matrix organisation
*Strong commercial and business acumen with negotiation skills


*Supply Chain Manager
*Salary negotiable

Keywords: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Tenders, Bids, Negotiating, Risk, Procurement

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded company with fantastic career opportunities.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.