Head of Logistics Transformation

Ref No. EMP458281
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (ASAP)
Job Status Closed
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BAE Systems require an experienced Senior Logistics Leader for the future development of Logistics and Materials Management across the BAE Systems Air Sector unit.


Experience working as a Category Manager / Head of Logistics / Senior Logistics Manager / Logistics Consultant in a role where a business case and strategy paper was the deliverable.

The Job

Head of Logistics Transformation - Samlesbury (Preston) - 6 Months - £500ph LTD (Other Payment Methods Available)

This role requires a BPSS Clearance to start, which you must be able to obtain if successful. Therefore, you must ideally be a UK National, born within the UK and have no dual or relinquished nationalities.

BAE Systems operate multiple Air Sector units across the UK in aiding the MOD in the conception, design, build and maintenance of military/ defence aircraft. An exciting opportunity for a Senior Logistics Leader has become available to develop the future strategy for Logistics / Materials Management across BAE Systems Air Sector. This ensures operational efficiency and material availability is optimised in conjunction with delivering a cost benefit realisation.


  • Develop a medium to long-term strategy that delivers a best-in-class logistics operation / solution
  • Evaluate existing supply chain operations, both internal and external
  • Undertake deep dive into end-to-end value stream identifying further opportunities for improvement to material availability
  • Present findings, ideas and improvement plans to senior leaders
  • Monitor progress of ongoing improvement projects, tracking benefits realisation
  • Leverage the experience and expertise both internally and with our key logistics partners to accelerate the pace of change
  • Support pan-BAE Systems Logistics Working Group
  • Predominately focused on BAE Systems Air Sector, but with collaboration with other parts of BAE Systems via Indirect Procurement Services (IPS)

Role Deliverable

A detailed strategy paper / document, containing:

  • An outline of opportunities identified
  • A potential prioritisation matrix
  • Business Case for strategy detailing potential size, complexity, and estimated resource required to deliver
  • Proposed route to implementation, including anticipated project plan

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