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Supply Chain Project Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Supply Chain Project Manager

Location: Portsmouth.We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £46,000 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Leading all supply chain activities within the T45 FTE Class Ship Repair Programme, to provide bid support, strategic development, operational performance management, tactical issue resolution, ensuring Project revenue, budget performance and customer satisfaction targets are achieved

      Identifying and leveraging best practice and cross-class ways of working to optimise and streamline working. Resolving cross Maritime Programme supply issues in line with end customer priorities

        Managing the project life-cycle, ensuring Supply chain outputs are met e.g. Management of Bills of Materials for Bid deliverables, Supply Chain Management Plans, Supplier Risk inputs, Phase Reviews, Design/Technical reviews as required by the Platforms

          Being the prime point of contact for all project related contract management and procurement issues and liaise with the Supply Chain Manager for material and subcontracted services to address reported issues

            Developing an approach to manage Supply Chain status, performance, and critical issues management within a shared project and functional management structure

              Ensuring known supply chain risks are understood within the project and mitigation plans are agreed and protect the commercial interests of the company and where necessary captured in either the Project or Supply Chain Risk Registers

                Managing the supply chain project performance, budget and risk and report into the project contract review pack

                  Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders, (customers/suppliers/functional peers) maintaining regular communication and managing expectations

                  Your skills and experiences:


                    Previous experience working as a supply chain professional, with demonstrable knowledge of supply chain best practices

                      Experience of people or project management within a similar environment

                        Understanding of the impact and implications of decisions made to business stakeholders and suppliers and the ability to communicate these effectively


                          MCIPS or working towards MCIPS

                            Marine, Defence, Engineering, or Automotive or manufacturing industry background


                            You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

                            The Ship Repair Delivery team:

                            Reporting to the Ship Repair Delivery Supply Chain Manager, you will work with the Commercial, Operations and Engineering teams to provide a resource to plan, select, negotiate, purchase, expedite and make available materials to meet stringent project cost, quality and timescales requirements relating to the Ship Repair Delivery business stream.

                            You will work collaboratively across procurement and supply chain to contribute to the development of the warship support supply chain function to harness opportunities for operations delivery, the function and BAE wide strategic initiatives.

                            Why BAE Systems?

                            This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                            Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.