Supply Chain Manager

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £460 per day

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Morson International is looking for Supply Chain Manager for our client based in Reading.

Manage, and be accountable for, the overall performance and compliance of their Supplier(s) WP's.

Ensure Supplier requirements are executed achieving favourable conditions and consistency with technical, program, cost and performance (quality and delivery) requirements.

Engage and communicate efficiently with internal Customers and Stakeholders as necessary in executing Supplier requirements.

Manage the procurement of all requirements for allocated Supplier(s) in full compliance to processes.

Be the sole point of contact for all communications between and the Supplier(s) including; Requests for Proposals and Quotations, supporting Technical discussions, Contract and Work Package kick-off meetings and evaluation of Supplier tenders.

Generate/review RFQs, ensuring bid and program requirements are captured

Evaluate supplier proposals for compliance against requirements and identify areas of risk/concern

Draft and negotiate agreements - MOUs, SLAs, Teaming Agreements, and Subcontracts.

Negotiation of sub-contracts, including appropriate Customer flow down, to support Project budget constraints and achieve timely performance whilst minimising programme risk and exploiting programme opportunities.

Manage the schedule and performance of allocated work packages, ensuring rigorous adherence to project management, quality and technical governance. Coordinate and lead subcontract review meetings including Identification and mobilisation of internal support to sub-contracts from other departments.

Recognise export controls associated with supply chain architecture and program requirements including: ITAR(TAAs(& TCPs)/MLAs) EAR ECCN,UK & foreign Military and Dual-Use Controls

Maintain an ethical approach to tasks and relationships in accordance with relevant policies.

Ensure appropriate Supplier Relationship Management and Performance Management techniques are employed with Supplier(s) to improve performance, mitigate risk and capture innovation from suppliers.

Skills and Experience

Essential :

5 years plus relevant experience in mid to senior level procurement

Track record of success in a similar role in relevant businesses or markets

Supplier Relationship and Performance Management techniques and measurements

Use of Supplier Relationship and Performance Management techniques and measurement

Desirable :

Experience of e-procurement tools

Proven track record of working cooperatively with Engineering and Project delivery teams

Experience in using ERP systems including Oracle (B1) and / or SAP

Experience of presenting to internal stakeholders during Project Phases