Name: Defence Equipment and Support
Status: Full Time
Join an integral part of the UK's Defence and play your part in the procurement and in-service support of all our armed forces equipment, from fighter jets, armoured vehicles, submarines and aircraft carriers, to clothing, food, and ammunition. If you have the pride, passion and commitment to be part of an exciting organisation at the forefront of supporting our country's armed forces deliver on operations at home and abroad, then apply online now!
Based in Yeovil, as a Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of supply plans. It's a varied role that requires robust and on time delivery of inventory including effectively utilising MODs' various Logistics Information Systems.
You will also take responsibility for the management of Supply Chain activities, in your area, providing resolution to problems and where appropriate, direction via prioritisation and workload balancing, to deliver a range of complex and time-sensitive, outputs that support your customers in the Front-Line Commands and/or DE&S Delivery Teams.
You will be responsible for
Manage and monitor inventory levels to inform the forecasting of demands
Process, manage and authorise orders in a timely and accurate manner.
Data cleansing operating on time frames (weekly, monthly and quarterly).
Comply with appropriate policy and safety requirements at all times.
Escalate any complex issues to senior colleagues and suggest areas for improvement where necessary.
Engaging with Key Stakeholders as required to deliver efficient and effective logistics support.
Using various MOD Logistics IS and Microsoft application systems.
Acting as Customer Liaison Focal Point, responding to emergent requests and queries, interrogating systems where appropriate, delivering advice and guidance to a full resolution.
Interrogating logistics systems to provide accurate stock position as requested.
What you will be assessed against
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
You will be a quick learner, be able to work individually and as part of a team
A Level, or equivalent qualification, such as ONC or BTEC (level 3) or Supply Chain experience
Intermediate IT Skills and IT proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word & Excel)
Customer focused and stakeholder engagement experience
Be a good communicator both verbally and in writing
It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
A background in Supply Chain management would be highly desirable
Use of MOD ILOG Systems
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
Customer Service Supervised
Managing support supplier and customer networks Supervised
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
Making effective decisions
Communicating and influencing
What's in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
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Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employees ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.
About your team
The Integrated Logistics (iLog) Function is the integrating Function for Support within DE&S, responsible for the development, management and delivery of in-service support for our front-line command customers. The iLog Function consists of around 2,900 personnel, both civil servants and military, and with a wide range of disciplines ranging from operations management and supply chain management, technical through-life support and logistics delivery, to modelling and analysis and internal continuous improvement consultancy services.
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This post is not eligible for relocation allowances.
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Applications must be received before 11:55 pm on Sunday 15th November 2020.
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