Supply Chain Manager: bids & programs

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
19 Oct 2021
18 Nov 2021
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Bids and Programs Supply Chain Lead - UK Defense Major - Southampton - £40-55k + Package and benefits

Due to exponential company growth, this leading Aerospace & Defense organization is searching for an ambitious Bid and Programs Supply Chain Manager to help push the company forwards and implement immediate changes. With an excellent training scheme and fast-track route to leadership, this is a fantastic opportunity for a supply chain manager with comprehensive understanding of Bids and programs.

As a Bids and Programs Supply Chain Lead your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with senior stakeholders and key suppliersto push through new procurement initiatives and secure cost savings
  • Developing, implementing and managing customer management plans to build & ensure good working relationships with staff, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expertand focal point on all Procurement and Supply Chain related issues
  • Leading the required tendering, negotiation, placement and contract of major subcontracts for defined areas of responsibility
  • Setting up, developing and implementing contract management protocols for major contracts

As a Bids and Programs Supply Chain Lead you will:

  • The gravitas to influence and challenge senior stakeholders and management
  • A solid Bids and Programs Supply Chain background with a strong history of progression
  • Degree or equivalent
  • CIPS or equivalent

This is an excellent opportunity to become a part of a growing, award winning procurement function that is passionate about the vital role they play in helping our military personnel. You will enjoy a friendly and professional work environment and have a fast-track promotion route.

If you want to know more please send your CV to Sophie at

Key Skills: procurement, Supply Chain, Bids and Programs, Defence, CIPS, FTSE100, Aerospace, Automotive, Supply Chain, Procurement, Bids & Programs

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