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Supply Chain Resilience Manager

Morson Talent




Posted: 19/09/2023

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Role Title – Supply Chain Resilience Manager

Location – Derby/Warrington/Manchester (Hybrid – 3 days onsite / 2 remote)

Salary - £48,000 - £58,000 + additional benefits 

We are Rolls-Royce SMR and we’re doing something that’s never been done before. We’re revolutionising an industry. That’s a once-in-a-career opportunity for those excited by such a challenge. This is more than just a job; this is a legacy.

We are now recruiting for the exciting role of Supply Chain Resilience Manager, to be involved in developing a global supply chain and creating opportunities for the wider industry.

The role of Supply Chain Resilience Manager is to lead of the development and deployment of RRSMR’s approach to Risk and Opportunity management for the Purchasing and Supply Chain function. To ensure supply chain resilience and security of supply as a key enabler to maintaining safe and secure operations and build certainty. The role will develop the approach, the templates, tools, systems, training and the environment that focuses on supply chain risk and resilience to ensure security of supply. 

Key results and Achievements

The development and deployment of Purchasing and Supply Chain approach to Risk and Opportunity management  through the development of templates, tools, systems and training the function.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. If you feel you meet 75% of the requirements for this role, we would love to hear from you.

Also, if you are considering a career move or a sector-jump, please get in touch, we welcome applications from people with transferable skills.

Key Selection Criteria

Functional lead and subject matter expert supporting the deployment and training of the complete suite of tools and templates to be used to determine, report and monitor risks and opportunities within the supply chain

Development and deployment of the digital landscape required in the area of risk management in order to provide real time risk monitoring of the supply chain through to source considering, but not limited to:

Supply chain financial health
Geo/ political activities throughout supply chain
Changes in key business personal with the supply chain
Cyber attacks on the supply chain
Material scarcity 
Supply chain continuity: Subject matter expert for the function in the development, training, deployment and continuous improvement of supply chain contingency plans

Development, maintenance and progress reporting of supply chain risk

Support the development of the right commercial framework(s) within which there are clear provisions on partner/supplier monitoring and risk reporting

Support the development of effective partner/ strategic supplier risk  management plans that capture the supply

Ensuring all the Purchasing and supply chain function is SQEP and ensuring knowledge and compliance to company policies, processes and procedures, ensuring all purchasing records and documentations are correct and maintained in line with regulatory requirements

Knowledge and experience

-        Degree (Purchasing or Project Management) or equivalent or significant industry experience.

-        Ideally MCIPs qualified or equivalent

-        Subject matter expert in supply chain risk and resilience and the approaches to manage and mitigate

-        Familiarity with procurement and supply chain management preferred.

Pay and Benefits

A highly competitive salary is on offer along with a performance related bonus, very attractive pension scheme, and private medical insurance. You will also receive a flexible benefits allowance enabling you to create a bespoke package to suit your needs.

We are Rolls-Royce SMR

Rolls-Royce SMR is a rare employer because it blends the world-class brand of Rolls Royce with an exciting start-up that has a hugely challenging mission. We’re doing work that contributes to the survival of the planet. Because of our mission, there’s a pace and energy that is palpable, and our leaders draw you in with their passion, energy, and determination.

We’re one of a handful of employers who can genuinely say we’re a strengths-based organisation – our people are here because of what makes them great, and our job is to help them make the best contribution of their careers doing work they love.

The start-up mentality coupled with our strengths-approach to people means there are opportunities to grow in ways and jobs you probably would be barred from doing in more traditional companies.

Each Rolls-Royce SMR power station will have the capacity to generate 470MW of low carbon energy, equivalent to more than 150 onshore wind turbines and enough to power a million homes. It will provide consistent baseload generation for at least 60 years, helping to support the roll out of renewable generation and overcome intermittency issues

Our Culture

At Rolls-Royce SMR, we are committed to ensuring that our teams reflect the communities we serve and that everyone can be themselves at work. We know that diverse teams are more innovative and get better results, and that our people can thrive and be more successful in truly inclusive cultures. Join us and help shape our culture. .

Rolls-Royce SMR is a place where everyone can grow, so whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day and help shape our culture.

Our Application Process

Due to the safety regulations within the nuclear industry, applicants will be required to participate in additional screening. These are:

Obtaining Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance
Satisfactory completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Satisfactory completion of a basic financial probity check
Your candidate experience is at the utmost importance to us. If you are not yet ready to apply but would like to discuss any of the above or require any reasonable adjustments (e.g. being able to apply in a different format), please contact to arrange a confidential conversation with a recruitment partner

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