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Senior Supply Chain Manager - Logistics

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  • *Head of Supply Chain - Logistics – 6 months Contract – £62.50 hourly rate (Ltd/Umbrella) – Defence/ Engineering Organisation –Glasgow**

Our client is well established Defence/ Engineering business based in Glasgow who are looking for an Interim Head of Supply Chain to join their management team on a 6 months contract. If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out.

Key Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for defining the outsourced logistics strategy to support materials delivery and management across multiple programmes and UK locations. Review, develop and deploy the appropriate contracting methodology with the 3PL provider, enabling a cost effective and continuous logistics solution to our UK and international programmes. Point for enabling integration by acting as a key interface between the 3PL team and internal stakeholders, ensuring alignment to delivery of common business objectives. Create, develop and deploy outsourced Logistics strategy, including contracting strategy. Working closely with key programme stakeholders, ensuring the 3PL provider fulfils end-to-end Logistics lifecycle scope. From receipt of Supply Chain generated demand, forecasting, Logistics, Despatch, Warehousing, Inbound Inventory and Materials Management, ongoing performance management of the 3PL provider is paramount. Assume Control Account Management responsibilities for the cross programme Logistics service, ensuring the delivery of budgets to the agreed Strategy and cost model, including the realisation of identified opportunities.

Experience required for this role:
Previous Head of Supply Chain, Senior Supply Chain Manager or equivalent experience is advantageous
Good experience of managing large scale outsourced services specifically reference external Logistics service providers.
Proven track record of deploying logistics strategy and managing a 3PL/4PL in a large scale, complex manufacturing programme
MCIPS / MCILT desirable
Must have logistics, operations and management experience
Lean qualification desirable
Exceptional negotiation skills
Proven Influencing and Strategic Supplier Management capabilities
Expert at building supplier relationships, excellent interpersonal skills
Extensive contractual and commercial working knowledge
Financial business and budgeting capabilities
Project management within Supply Chan Chain context
Highly skilled decision maker
Ability to interpret Project Reporting information (Earned Value, EAC etc) and implement appropriate management decisions
Strong logistics strategy expertise
Extensive knowledge of Procurement best practice, subject matter expertise
Excellent IT systems knowledge

Please note this role will require UK Security Clearance therefore applicants must be security clearable.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given. Please submit your CV now to be considered for this Interim role. Liz Renshaw is the consultant managing this assignment. REF825861

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Job reference:
PSC-AdvEU_825861
Glasgow
Competitive
Full-time
Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
6 Months
 
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