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Supply Chain Professional

Ref no. BHN541179
Location Christchurch, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Matchtech is currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Professional on behalf of a large MOD contractor.

Key skills required for this role

Supply Chain Advisor, Supply Chain, Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Professional, Purchaser


Supply Chain Advisor, Supply Chain, Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Professional, Purchaser

Job description

Supply Chain Professional - 12 month contract - Christchurch - £27.00ph UMB or £23.53ph PAYE (inclusive of holiday pay) (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

Clearance Requirements & Eligibility


This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct and/or indirect access to ITAR Material which means there are restrictions on dual nationals. Therefore you must hold a British Nationality to apply for this role. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Role

You will be working as a member of the line of business Procurement and Supply Chain team to provide Supply Chain expertise, services, support to meet the operational needs of line management and the business.

The role involves working within a clearly defined framework, and requires knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain principles, techniques and practices.

The Supply Chain Professional role will involve:

  • Working within Procurement and Supply Chain team to ensure the timely satisfaction of customer demands for tasks, spares and repairs during the support phase of a programme. Provision of key service, influencing the achievement of contractual Key Performance Indicators.
  • Application of knowledge of professional supply chain principles and practices, technologies and the programme to deliver service in accordance with line of business requirements. Understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made to business stakeholders, customers and suppliers.
  • Working with Procurement and Supply Chain representatives, cross-functional stakeholders and the customer to ensure the appropriate movement of goods (including customer furnished equipment) through the forward (customer facing) and reverse (supplier facing) supply chain; ensuring specialist requirements are addressed.
  • Proactively manage instances of under-performance within the supply chain - providing feedback to the project, Procurement team, and Procurement and Supply Chain Manager.

Essential Skills

  • a minimum of 2 years' experience of working in a Procurement / Supply Chain environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Possess a good standard of competence in areas of providing customer support, demand planning, inventory management, asset management, spares and repairs provision and logistics processes and technologies.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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