Supply Chain Support

  • Location

    Hampshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £27.42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Client:


Morson International is looking for Supply Chain Support for our client based in Broad Oak in Hampshire.

Position Description

Reporting to the Supply Chain lead, supporting the day to day Supply chain bid activities, following a strategic structured sourcing process, to carry out appropriate sourcing activities to identify Value for Money (VfM) solutions within a business winning Project environment.

Core Duties

  • Implementing robust supply chains to support delivery of customer bids
  • Define and deliver the Procurement Plan aligned with the overall Bid Project Plan and schedule
  • Ensure the timely preparation of supplier RFQs and quotations in support of the price assembly process
  • Analysing current data to inform the supply chain solution
  • Negotiate supply chain solutions to support Customer tender
  • Work closely with the wider procurement team across the business and Maritime Services to ensure that existing supply chain trading relationships and capabilities are leveraged
  • Manage the supplier relationships throughout the bid process
  • Managing and mitigating supply chain risk

Functional Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent and broad Supply Chain best practice knowledge and experience
  • A breadth of business knowledge and expertise, including good business, market and competitor knowledge as well as depth of vision and creativity and an ability to develop Supply Chain strategy to support business objectives and strategy
  • Strong commercial awareness and familiar with terms and conditions
  • Good Microsoft skills especially Excel
  • The ability to utilise and interpret financial and performance data
  • Experience in driving a continual improvement culture through innovation and best practice
  • Broad engineering knowledge would be a distinct advantage but not essential

Business expertise

  • Defence supply chain experience with basic security clearance and SC clearance
  • In depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management practice

Interpersonal skills

  • Self Confidence - Demonstrate confidence in ability to successfully take on challenges and add value
  • Initiative - Recognise short term opportunities and take proactive steps to act on them
  • Collaborate - Uses own (and others) networks to collaborate across the busienss and externally with partners, suppliers and other organisations to help get things done
  • Lateral thinker - Articulate and intelligent with good lateral thinking skills
  • Build trusted, long term customer relationships
  • Problem Solving - Identify problems and test a number of alternative solutions using knowledge, skills and experience
  • Management - Manage emotions and strong feelings under stress, behave in appropriate and helpful ways if placed in difficult circumstances
  • Teamwork - Actively work to cooperate with others; believe that working together is more productive than by working separately or competitively


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