Supply Chain Manager - Training Technology

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Up to £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Job Title: Supply Chain Manager - Training Technology
Location: Remote - with UK travel

Permanent £60,000 + Car Allowance

About the role

The role will be supporting the newly formed Training Business Unit, which consists of Defence Training, Civil Training, London Fire Brigade Training and Metropolitan Police Service Training, lines of Business. Working with the wider Training P&SC community, the candidate will understand the training technology market to identify innovative products in support of current contracts and future growth, enhancing the capability of the business unit.

The successful candidate will be grasping an excellent opportunity in what is a very exciting time for Babcock.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a talented individual with extensive experience in procurement & supply chain, particularly anyone who has worked in the IT or Training categories. The individual will have a proven track record in the delivery of innovative supply chains have excellent project skills and the ability to work alongside a diverse and multi-disciplinary team. Strong relationship-building, stakeholder management, interpersonal and influencing skills will help this person be successful.

What will I be doing?

  • Promote innovation by bringing a transformational mind-set to the P&SC function, influencing others to build consensus behind initiatives and to challenge the status quo.
  • Lead on the production of a 'supply chain pipeline of innovation and technology' in support of current and future contracts.
  • Work with the P&SC community to ensure that existing Babcock supplier relationships and capability are leveraged, wherever possible.
  • Provide high-quality P&SC materials for inclusion in bids, business cases, customer proposals to reflect the best in training technology and innovation.
  • Identify the most appropriate supply chain to deliver the capability required to support current contacts and new business opportunities.
  • Creating and delivering sustainable value - increasing quality, service & capability whilst reducing cost, working capital and lead times.

The experience you'll bring

  • Extensive experience in procurement & supply chain
  • Training and/or IT category management experience
  • MCIPS / CIPS is desirable but not essential
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Succesful applicants will be required to complete security clearance (SC)

What a role with Babcock offers?

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  • Salary up to £60,000 + Car/Vehicle allowance
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Pension Plan
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world. BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services. We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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