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Senior Supply Chain Manager

  • Job reference: BBBH4712
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to join their busy team. For this position, the candidate can choose to be based in either their London or Birmingham office.

Job Summary:

As a Senior Supply Chain Manager you will deliver the implementation of the Supply Chain Management Strategy, supporting the deployment of the people, processes and systems for critical supplier engagement, mapping and monitoring.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Daily management of internal and external Supply Chain Management resource
  • Support the client's professional development process, conducting reviews, setting objectives, providing mentoring, training and support
  • First line of assurance for formal Supply Chain Management Reports, including Market Sounding Reports, Capacity Analysis, Financial Risk Reports and Case Studies
  • Manage respective Supply Chain Management portfolio
  • Engage with and prepare industry for the scale of the client procurement, positioning the client as a client of choice within the industry
  • Undertake Supply Chain Mapping to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks in the market place in order to ensure they are an informed client
  • Promote a culture of building excellent Supply Chain relationships built on trust, openness that enhance the client's reputation in the market place
  • Lead market sounding exercises relating to your own Supply Chain Management portfolio and contribute towards the delivery of others as required.
  • Lead meetings, workshops and engagements events required to support the delivery of Supply Chain Management
  • Provide ongoing operation support in the maintenance of all sources of Supply Chain Management data and tools
  • Support with the timely and accurate reporting in accordance with Supply Chain Management programme governance
  • Work with other members of the commercial directorate team where cross working between the various groups and Supply Chain Management is needed

Skills and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of government initiatives, policies and best practice approaches to Supply Chain Management
  • Knowledge of commercial and contract delivery life cycles, including key activities during market engagement, procurement and delivery
  • Understanding of systems and reporting applications, including procurement and commercial tools
  • Knowledge of approaches to, and benefits of, good stakeholder management, internal and external communication, as well as coordinated third party and supplier engagement
  • Appreciation of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation
  • Knowledge of different procurement routes, including use of OJEU processes and government frameworks
  • Understanding of project scheduling and planning
  • Membership of (or to be currently working towards) the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or equivalents

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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