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Supply Chain Specialist

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    08 June 2024

  • Start date:


Yolk Recruitment Ltd are working with one of the world's leading defence contractors for the recruitment of a Supply Chain Specialist to join their offices in central Cheltenham.

Supply Chain Specialist - Permanent - £38,000pa to £42,000pa - Cheltenham - SC Clearance Required

As a Supply Chain Specialist, you will be responsible for selecting Suppliers and managing them through their delivery to project teams. Reporting to the Supply Chain Senior Lead and as a linchpin in the Global Supply Chain Team. You'll have the chance to work on developing their systems and processes as well as supplier relationships to assure supplier delivery. You'll be at the forefront of building foundations to enable positive growth within the UK

Their UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the Defence and Security sectors. Their customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.

"We believe that the team is greater than the sum of its parts. That through constructive challenge, creativity and positive engagement we can overcome our obstacles, meet our challenges and thrive in our industry." - Supply Chain Programme Delivery Manager


  • Accountable for meeting programme schedule and budget commitments through supplier management
  • Procuring and Subcontracting professional and technical services
  • Aligning suppliers to, and embedding, the Supplier Management Processes
  • Monitor and Manage suppliers with supporting data points, underpinning successful delivery into Programmes
  • Supplier Relationship and Performance Management


They can offer you a range of flexible and hybrid working options to suit you, including optional compressed working schedule with every other Friday off. Their benefits including private health care, career development opportunities and performance bonuses.

We are looking for:

  • Proven track record of building strong supplier relationships
  • Evidenced success in negotiating and managing subcontracts
  • Ability to manage and deliver the Supply Chain aspects of complex programmes
  • Adept at problem-solving complex issues and developing solutions to a variety of problems
  • Proactive team worker, equally self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of our projects, you must be Sole British National for this clearance type.

You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government security clearance in line with the job role (SC).

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