SDA Supply Chain ManagerDefence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support
Salary £16,777 - £19,000 per annum (plus benefits). Summary The Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Defence responsible for the procurement, in service support and disposal of the UK’s nuclear submarines. Our work is of unparalleled strategic importance nationally and internationally, ensuring the security of the UK’s continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent, and delivering the most technically complex programmes in Defence. We employ over 1500 people and have an annual spend of c. £3.5 billion. Job description We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual at entry level to develop skills in a role primarily engaged in Material Accounting transactional activities working under supervision in supply chain management. You will be responsible for helping to achieve business objectives and continue improving performance. This post will allow you the opportunity to collaborate with customers and supply chain activities to ensure accuracy of Inventory systems, allowing supply demands to be met and value for money to be obtained. Through liaising with stakeholders, you will be accountable for material accounting transactional aspects of supply chain management. Please be aware that you must be a SOLE UK National to apply for this post. The successful applicant will join the business with SC clearance but will need to be Developed Vetted within 12 months. Responsibilities To be successful in this role, you will ensure that a high-quality service is delivered, and this will be demonstrated through your ability to collaborate with others to deliver a positive outcome. Having a good eye for detail and dealing with the management of data will play a vital part of this post. Key activities may include: * Maintenance of accurate Inventory records * Material Accounting Transactions * Spreadsheet creation/maintenance * Maintaining financial data * Maintenance of Training Database * Travel Booking • Provide Logistic support to DLM1 for Dreadnought Inventory Management • Data cleansing • Support DLM1 in the Management of MJDI • Support to DLM1 in management of I &C allowances • Tracking of shipments This is a varied role within a demanding and busy environment and the candidate must be a confident and forward-thinking individual with analytical skills and a high attention to detail. The role will require regular engagement with people both internal and external to the organisation and must be proactive and able to work independently. Therefore, having good communication skills both verbally and in writing are key. As an individual, you will have a flexible attitude and be conscientious in your work with the ability to work independently and in a team environment. What you will be assessed against To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria: • Experience of communication with both internal and external stakeholders. • A minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above including Maths and English (or equivalent/further academic evidence), relevant experience in a similar environment would also be acceptable. • IT skills, IT literate, with good understanding of Microsoft office tools as well as being articulate and precise in communicating information. It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria: • Experience within a supply chain environment • Warehouse or logistic experience If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies: • Managing support supplier and customer networks • Customer service If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours: • Working together • Delivering at pace 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. Find out more about what we offer by clicking here Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s 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. Please click the link below to apply by creating an account and upload your details. Benefits Please find 'The Little Book of Big Benefits' here This post is not eligible for relocation allowances. Things you need to know Security Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check. People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks. Selection process details Simply click on the apply button to create an account and upload your CV which clearly demonstrates the following areas (which you will be assessed against): • Key Achievements • Relevant Experience • Applied Knowledge and Skills For additional guidance on writing a CV for DE&S, please click here Firstly we’ll check that you meet the essential criteria that are listed for the role. If you do, we’ll then carry out a more detailed review of your CV to see if your qualifications and experience are a good match for the role(s). If you’re successful, we’ll invite you to an interview so you can meet us, discuss your Key Achievements, Relevant Experience and Applied knowledge & Skills. In addition to the above, you'll also be assessed against a technical competence and the listed behaviours, aligned to our DE&S Behaviours which can be found attached at the bottom of the page. Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment. Nationality requirements Open to UK nationals only. Working for the Civil Service The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles. The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
Location: Barrow-in-FurnessEngland, United Kingdom
- Barrow-in-FurnessEngland, United Kingdom
- Date Posted
- 19 Oct 2020
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