Senior Supply Chain Manager - Global Defence major

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum +
14 Jan 2022
13 Feb 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Blue Chip Multinational Defence Firm - Senior Supply Chain Manager - £50 - 60K - Surrey / Hampshire

Due to an internal promotion a rapidly expanding Blue Chip multinational firm is urgently seeking an ambitious Supply Chain Manager to join their award-winning sourcing hub. Renowned for some of the most hi-tech and futuristic projects within defence they are looking for innovative and ambitious Supply Chain and Procurement professionals to arm their team for up and coming £multimillion projects.

This strategic sourcing role will involve:-

  • Being involved in and leading a variety of high spend sourcing projects
  • Creating innovative sourcing strategies across indirect generalist categories
  • Benefiting from a personally tailored development plan that has been constructed by board level members to ensure rapid development
  • Regularly engaging with VP level stakeholders, and building key relationships with both key suppliers and incumbents

Necessary background:-

  • Strong background of supply chain and/or procurement, including RFP, RFQ, contract drafting, negotiation and stakeholder engagement phases
  • High level of articulacy and professionalism
  • Extensive experience of handling high-value and complex projects across a vast range of supply chain projects
  • Degree and CIPS qualified (preferable but not essential)

If you have strong procurement or purchasing experience and are searching for a company that is renowned for nurturing its talent, then please send your CV to Sophie at

Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Corporate Services, HR, Contingent Labour, Financial Services, FM, IT, Travel, Logistics, Fleet, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Management, Programme Management

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