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Supply Chain and Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   6 October 2020
  • Salary:   £49000 - £62500/annum
  • Location:   Littlehampton, West Sussex
  • County:   West Sussex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212548342
  • Company:   CV-Library
This growing Main Contractor is at the forefront of modern methods of construction. They have industry specialists from a range of backgrounds and are growing considerably. With projects across student accommodation, private rental scheme, build to rent, spec development and social housing they plan to become a £100M t/o business within the next 5 years.

The successful Supply Chain Manager will have support from a Purchasing Assistant, but will be responsible for development, auditing and management of supply chain (plant and materials). In addition they will be responsible for project procurement and project logistics. Dealing with specialist suppliers and coordinating with project team regarding delivery and movement of large items.

This company invests heavily in IT and uses Net Suite across all departments. The successful applicant will produce reports and present to Directors on costs and procurement strategies.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Work with commercial, technical and production staff, to develop and implement product group strategies, which enhance their resilience and drive their implementation to a successful outcome.

Framework Agreements

Review and develop strategic manufacturer agreements with key stakeholders, securing these agreements on terms that differentiate the company in the market and ensuring they are viewed as the partner of choice.

Relationship Management

Ensure appropriate Supplier Relationship Management and Performance Management techniques are in place and followed to improve performance, mitigate risk, capture innovation from suppliers and obtain priority service levels.

Market Knowledge & Expertise

Through supplier relationships and analytical capability, be seen within the company as a member of the team that openly displays an excellent understanding of the market, using this knowledge to inform the business and projects, as well as identifying opportunities for the company to shape and drive benefits.

Performance Management

Demonstrate enhanced performance being delivered on projects through the ownership of the supply framework agreements and their deployment into projects and businesses. Delivery of effective risk and opportunity management of suppliers will be essential as will supporting the interface between strategic and traditional procurement activity.


Participate in Commercial, Technical and Construction team meetings and proactively utilise Net Suite reporting to promote key information relating to both the framework agreements and market intelligence relating to each relevant product group.


Ensure all activity aligns with the companies vision and commitments and facilitate the capture, monitoring and validation of information needed from project planning stage through to build and maintain.

Essential Technical Competencies:
Experienced procurement professional with a track record in the delivery of large scale direct and indirect strategic supply agreements in the construction sector
Construction main contractor or developer background
Ideally MCIPS and MCIOB qualified
Able and willing to travel to projects as and when required

Why Join:

The company have been cherry picking industry leaders, including Directors from leading Main Contractors and Consultancies, gearing up for five years of growth. The company t/o is forecasted to nearly double year on year for the next 3 or 4 years. The size of each department will grow with that, and those joining now will likely head up their own departments. The company pay London salaries for a role on the South Coast. They are flexible with working hours, invest in the best staff and the best systems. They have created an amazing place to work, and can offer career changing opportunities.

Randstad Construction Property Engineering is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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