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Supply Chain Manager (1 year FTC)

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25 Oct 2021

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Job Profile SummaryPlease note that this is a 1 year Fixed Term Contract based in Milton Keynes

The Supply Chain Manager will provide end-to-end supply chain governance and expertise, ensuring that the right products are safely delivered to the right place in the right quantities to maximise availability, whilst minimising waste and capital employed. You are also responsible for managing a significant annual Cost to Serve budget.
Job AdvertHere's some of the things you'll be doing:
  • Manage all aspects of stock to ensure bp's working capital is effectively deployed, waste and stock loss are minimised, and availability is maximised
  • Ensure all important metrics are delivered and Cost to Serve minimised through delivery efficiencies throughout the end-to-end supply chain
  • Own all supply chain processes and ensure that these are regularly reviewed to ensure our supply chain is safe, efficient, and customer focused
  • Work closely with ESA Senior Supply Chain Optimisation Manager and CVP&E to continually improve all areas of supply chain, and manage performance robustly
  • Ensure local Supply Chain operations are fit for purpose to support bp's longer term convenience strategy, working closely with all internal partners
  • Focal point for Operational teams in terms regarding delivery schedules, delivery windows, conditions and ordering processes
  • Manage/coach the country/cluster supply chain teams (people, capabilities, and development plans)
  • Ensure annual Supply Chain budget is delivered to plan, looking for opportunities to maximise its use.

Here's what we need from you:
  • Significant experience working in a FMCG business essential
  • Highly experienced in Supply Chain Management
  • Commercial experience in a trading environment highly desirable
  • Negotiation and third-party relationship management
  • Understanding Retail Financial Data
  • Strong IT and systems skills
  • Budget Management experience


Degree level education preferred

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams.
  • A competitive reward package that include an annual wellbeing allowance, life & health insurance/ private medical.
  • Learning opportunities.
  • Plus many other benefits.

If you think you have the right skills set and want to join a team of diverse and forward-thinking professionals, apply today.

We are inclusive and value diversity at bp. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation
EntityCustomers & Products
Job Family GroupRetail Group
Relocation availableNo
Travel requiredNegligible travel
Time TypeFull time
CountryUnited Kingdom

We're gearing up for the future. At bp our goal for C&P is to deliver the future of mobility, energy and services for our customers by innovating with new business models and service platforms.

C&P will become a hub, housing our midstream, lubricants, aviation, sale of chemicals, mobility and ‎convenience, marketingand our next-generation businesses, making it a highly integrated and ‎interconnected organisation. And with safety being our core value, our commitmentto safe and reliable operations will never change.

Want to join the team? This means:

• being customer-centric, agile and responsive to changing customer needs and dynamic markets
• focusing on growth and development of customer offers
• optimising the chemicals and fuels value chains to maximise integrated value
• contributing to the reduction of carbon intensity of the products we create, and sell, by 50% by 2050 or sooner
• creating strategic partnerships that drive long-term value for C&P
• being digitally enabled and empowered by customer insights and data to deliver solutions.
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