Job Description

Job Purpose

Working within the Warship Support Maritime Services Supply Chain responsible for delivering procurement / supply chain activities associated with a defined area. The role includes supporting the development of procurement / supply chain strategies & plans, and the engagement and management of suppliers, projects and other stakeholders to deliver project/business objectives. The coaching, mentoring and development of team members to drive performance.

Responsible for the day to day procurement of materials and subcontract services ensuring requirements related to cost, quality, delivery and export control are competitively achieved in line with requirements.

Principle Accountabilities

The role holder will:

- Support and/or prepare outputs and deliverables and select suppliers in line with the departmental procedures and systems

- Support and/or negotiate all commercial, financial, quality and schedule elements of contracts and any authorised changes in line with departmental procedures

- Pro-actively support and deliver effective supplier management and manage open order book in line with the project's integrated schedule

- Support Line Manager in delivering KPI's

- Identify and implement cost saving opportunities

- Identify risks, opportunities and mitigation plans and implement accordingly

- Act as the primary point of contact with assigned suppliers and customers (internal/external).

- Understand and adhere to the company Export Control requirements

- Be first port of call for escalations within the Supply Chain team

- May be required to support in areas outside of this scope due to business requirements

Functional Knowledge (Technical Qualifications & Experience)

The role holder will:

- Experience of Procurement / Supply Chain Department

- Commercial and contractual acumen

- Working understanding of tool sets and IT (SAP desirable but not essential)

- Experience and understanding of MRP

- Working knowledge of Purchase to Pay

- Tender process and down selection experience

The role holder will:

- Ensure application of the estimating and procurement process is adheard to in line with supplier commodity and supplier approvals (JOSCAR)

- Understand drawing and specification requirements

- Ensure robust contractual arrangements with the supply chain including flow down of business/project conditions.

- Ensure compliance with company policy & procedures including the Quality System, SHE & Responsible

- Working knowledge of the legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements

Leadership (Accountability)

The role will:

- Pro-active and self motivated working with limited supervision

- Coach and mentor members of the team

- Experience of working with engineers in value engineering or cost reduction exercises.

- Influence on-time delivery, cost and quality through the successful actions of the Supply Chain

- Establish and build good working relationships with suppliers, key stakeholders and customers

- May be required to have managerial responsibilities for 1-2 junior members of Supply Chain

Interpersonal Skills

The role holder will require:

- Strong communicator, able to effectiviely influence

- Stakeholder management (internal) + Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

- Ability to communicate at peer and management levels, internally and externally

- Strong, ethical, value-driven negotiator

Nature of Impact (Impact on Results + impact/influence on business/function

The role will have impact on:

- Metrics for the monthly business reviews on key performance indicators (KPI's)

- On Time in Full (OTIF) - Right on Receipt (ROR) - Blocked Invoice Queries - Requsition to purchase order turnaround

Please feel free to get in touch with Jack Parratt if you are interested in this role - 0161 694 9210 /

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