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Inventory Manager

Undisclosed Company
Bordon, Hampshire
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Job Type

Job Title: Inventory Manager
Location: Bordon, Hampshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57285

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Inventory Manager at our Oakhanger site.

The role
As an Inventory Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be working on the leading global military communications contract, Skynet.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for overseeing inventory team activity's such as satisfying demands, raising stock orders, requesting disposals of broken or surplus stock, managing the repair loop, and for the accounting and management of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) as well as:

  • Managing and maintaining the data integrity of the inventory systems used on the contract
  • Monitoring and reporting on performance against internal and external KPIs and SLAs
  • Overseeing the full end-to-end spares/repairs supply chain process, co-ordinating stakeholders as required
  • Supporting and inputting into the development and continuous improvement of inventory processes and procedures

This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.

This role is full time, thirty-six hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with a minimum of one day in the office/onsite and the remaining days working from home. Some on-call overnight or weekend work will be required in support of the 24/7, 365-day service.

Essential experience of the Inventory Manager

  • Knowledge and experience of MOD inventory systems and processes
  • A strong manager with a can do attitude and the ability to listen and mentor
  • Experience in providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to effectively build and manage relationships with stakeholders
  • Inventory management background

Qualifications for the Inventory Manager

  • Minimum grade four in Maths and English

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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.

Closing date: 03/06/2024

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