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Junior Supply Chain Manager

Junior Supply Chain Manager

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    Hampshire, England

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    Geoff Hunt

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    over 1 year ago

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Role: Junior Supply Chain Manager

Location: Hampshire

Fantastic opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and agile market leading organisation that is going from strength to strength globally. This role will sit within their Aviation and Aerospace division.

The role is to join as a Junior Supply Chain Manager that will be responsible for providing the best in class procurement service in a cutting edge environment by developing and executing strategic sourcing projects. You will work on the procurement of technical equipment, custom-engineered products, software and components.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to influence behaviours and ensure appropriate involvement of Procurement in all sourcing activities.
  • Maintain awareness of the restrictions, controls and accreditation that are placed upon suppliers working in a Defence environment
  • Collaborate with the Category Management Team to identify opportunities to utilize extant supplier relationships and frameworks that leverage Group scale.
  • Ensure compliance with process, governance and controls as agreed in the Procurement Code of Practice and Sourcing methodology.
  • 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 practice sharing to help achieve best in class performance, and bring consistency to sourcing activities.

Key Capabilities/Knowledge:

  • Ability to guide others through the bidding processes.
  • Understands impact of external customer requirements, recommends solutions to minimize risk and improve probability of winning external bids & tenders.
  • Adaptive and change focused; able to adapt pace of delivery to meet business requirements.
  • Provides best practice advice to business users and junior members of staff.
  • Considered a technical expert within allotted embedded teams.
  • Natural and articulate around management. Good listening skills and able to focus on issues critical to senior leaders.
  • Highly customer focused and concerned with meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Junior Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven contract negotiation and stakeholder influencing skills
  • Demonstrable experience of the full sourcing process; from design through to execution
  • Degree in a Business or Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • CIPS Qualified or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years in a Procurement or Supply Chain related role

If you, or someone you know would like further information please send a current CV to or apply to this job ASAP.