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Senior Supply Chain Professional

Would you like to working within a thriving and growing Supply Chain department? If so we are recruiting for a Senior Supply Chain professional to be based in Portsmouth Naval Base, the home of the Royal Navy.

As a Senior Supply Chain professional you will apply Supply Chain processes (Procurement, Logistics or Planning) within projects or business functions and works with other functional representatives and customers and suppliers to meet operational needs of line management and the business.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Supply Chain professional:

The Senior Procurement Professional develops and applies procurement processes within projects or business functions to source goods and services where the value, risk or contract warrants special definition or conditions beyond those for a routine purchase

The Senior Procurement Professional works with other functional representatives and/or customers and suppliers to meet operational needs of line management and the business. Typically this role would also be involved in roll-out and management of corporate procurement processes and technologies.

The role requires a good and broad professional knowledge and understanding of procurement principles and practices, including an understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made across the wider Supply Chain

The Seni...

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The Senior Logistics Professional will use apply their detailed experience of logistics processes and technologies both to ensure that these meet BAE Systems' and the customer's requirements and to improve these processes over time

The Senior Planning Professional is responsible for the timely development of production, materials, maintenance and repair plans and schedules to support both BAE Systems' and the customer's requirements for more critical or higher value elements of the planning process

This includes understanding and analysing relevant data to manage production and repairs as well as supporting production and operational reviews through the provision of relevant data.

Your skills and qualifications:

An in-depth professional knowledge and understanding of Procurement, Logistics or Planning principles and practices

Strong Influencing and negotiation skills

Strong Commercial knowledge

An understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made across the wider Supply Chain is an advantage

CIP's or a Business related degree is desirable

What we are looking for from you

You will be able to work effectively independently and to be able to solve problems. Concise, logical and accurate communication skills, with attention to detail. You will need to be able to interpret data and articulate complex information and to be equipped to deal with difficult stakeholders. And have the ability to challenge and negotiate at senior levels.

Location: Broad Oak

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process. Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation

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