Supply Chain Manager

After successfully winning a new 5-year contract, a large international development charity is looking for a Supply Chain Manager as part of a multi-role campaign. This newly-created role is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's best-known charities and help make a real difference to people's lives, managing a variety of suppliers as part of the Government's new Modern Slavery Victim Care contract.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Proactive management of suppliers providing accommodation and other support services to adult victims of modern slavery (and their dependants), providing the SMT with performance metrics and analysis
  • Development and management of operational plans to successfully deliver the expansion of services through the supply chain, ensuring reliable forecasting of requirements to keep up with demand
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with all suppliers to ensure service delivery, including supplier visits where necessary
  • Taking responsibility for acquiring and maintaining full, up to date knowledge of all the supply chain's obligations re. contractual and policy requirements, specifically relating to provision of services under the Victim Care Contract
  • Development and implementation of robust systems and processes to monitor and report on supplier performance
  • Management of two direct reports (Data Analysts) to ensure team objectives are met

The successful candidate will:

  • Have significant experience in a similar role within a supply chain environment
  • Be a strong manager with proven experience of developing staff
  • Have a demonstrable experience in operational change management and delivering business improvements
  • Be highly experienced managing large contracts with third party suppliers
  • Have up to date knowledge of the Modern Slavery National Referral Mechanism

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