Job Description

Role Overview Our Client is looking for a Supply Chain Advisor to be based in Portsmouth Naval Base. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering supply chain activities within the Operations/Ship Delivery Team within Warship Support. The role predominately is material purchase order management and improving our on-time delivery. It is part of a buoyant and stable team supporting the ship repair activities of Royal Naval vessels in Upkeep and Fleet Time within Warship Support.

As a Supply Chain Advisor your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Using an ERP tool (SAP), expedite material purchase orders for a number of key suppliers in support of Ship Repair Projects.
  • Support and/or prepare outputs and deliverables and select suppliers in association with the departmental procedures and systems.
  • Proactively support and deliver effective supplier management and delivery in line with the project's integrated schedule.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for assigned suppliers and customers (internal/external).

As a Supply Chain Advisor your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven experience of working with a Supply Chain or Procurement delivery focussed role.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly relating to Microsoft Excel.
  • Good level of numeracy and analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Stakeholder and Supplier Management experience
  • Able to self-manage, use initiative and work well with others
  • What we're looking for in you:
  • We are looking for candidates who possess experience of working within a similar role, have the drive and tenacity to deliver results and are flexible and adaptable to change.
  • You will be an outstanding communicator with sound analytical, problem solving skills.

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