Capability Owner – Supply Chain and Partners

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Capability Owner – Supply Chain and Partners

Would you like to play a pivotal role supporting major systems upgrades and introduction of new technology supporting our Supply Chain Capability area for IM&T? We currently have a vacancy for a Capability Owner at any of our Land UK Sites (Glascoed – S. Wales (Preferred), Radway Green – Cheshire or Washington – County Durham).

As a Capability Owner, you will be primarily be focused on the Capability area of Supply Chain, you will be involved in major system upgrades and introduction of new functionality including the latest digital technologies. The role will also involve incident resolution, licence management, managing support contracts, supporting business adoption and identifying opportunities for solution re-use.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to support a major systems upgrade for the business (upgrading to SAP S4) and you will play a key role in this working with key stakeholders across the business. This will give you good exposure to the business as a whole. Working in a small team you will also work with others covering the other capability areas covered by the team.


Your main responsibilities as a Capability Owner – Supply Chain and Partners will involve:

Supporting the delivery of major application change, large system upgrades and introduction of new capability

Delivery of new functionality including the documenting of requirements, design reviews, test management, implementation and benefits realisation

Ensuring appropriate documentation of applications, procedures and work instructions exist.

Supporting the development of Key users, providing expert support and leading key user groups.

Reviewing small change requests for validity/feasibility and support their progression through the relevant process

Promoting the sharing of best practice and solution re-use across Land UK & Weapons (and wider where appropriate)

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience/Knowledge in the area of Supply chain.

Experience using SAP in particular materials management, production planning, or warehouse management modules


Knowledge and experience of working in an IT environment

Knowledge of SAP S4.

Knowledge of current IT technologies.

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in this role and to support you in your day-to-day activities you will possess a number of soft skills, these will include but not be limited to: excellent stakeholder management skills, strong communication skills (both written and verbal), good organisation and time management skills, strong interpersonal skills, be a team player, self-driven, proactive to your approach to work, able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.

Location: Glascoed – S. Wales (Preferred), Radway Green – Cheshire or Washington – County Durham

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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