Job Title: Supply Chain Specialist Location: Chatham, UK – Hybrid options available Compensation: £35,000 + benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: SF 49329
Build a better world
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Supply Chain Specialist at our Chatham site As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility . The role
The difference our new Supply Chain Specialist will make
As a Supply Chain Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is a hands on, Contract facing role reporting into the Head of Procurement and Supply Chain.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the creation of supplier agreements, management of key supplier relationships and performance, business improvement as well as day to day activities. Supporting all supply chain activities in existing contracts within the RSME contract covering Project (construction), maintenance, services and training requirements.
The position would be an opportunity for a recent graduate to take a step in a thriving business operations environment. It would also be an opportunity for an individual with procurement buying experience to take a step up and progress in their career.
The following include some of the day to day duties for the role:
• Manage, maintain and complete due diligence against all vendors Creating monthly spend compliance reports & categorising spend profiles • Support contract tendering and implementation • Supplier Performance Management • Building strong operational relationships between procurement and wider business and Sector/ Group • Addressing all supplier / supply chain issues presented in the contracts within the line of business • Ensure that the governance process is followed; producing information as required • Responsible for the management of order commitments to suppliers ensuring budget and delivery dates are achieved; Dealing with issues that may arise; conducting Open Order Book reviews monthly with key/strategic supplier; • Provide management information and reporting as required/appropriate to support internal or external meetings
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is customer facing so will predominantly be on site however working from home options are available when suitable.
• Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills • Previous Procurement or Commercial or Finance experience • Competent with Microsoft office suite; in particular Microsoft Excel • Ability to interpret commercial information and identify options to aid management decisions • Administrative experience • Business or Financial Degree desirable but not essential
What we offer
Generous benefits including: • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance • Working from home and flexible work patterns • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments. Application Guidance
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.