Job details

Supply Chain Specialist IT

Job reference: 000745

Location: Romsey

Closing date: 24/09/2021

Department: Supply Chain

​​​​​​​The Opportunity 

As part of the wider Business Services Team, Supply Chain provide a professional through life supply chain capability ranging from support to Bids, Projects, Products and general procurement.

Roke are a leading technology & engineering company with clients spanning National Security, Defence, Public Sector and Industry areas. We work alongside our customers to solve their complex and unique challenges. 

The primary purpose of the role is to support the Business IT team, sourcing suppliers, taking them through the due diligence programme which includes carrying out BACM (Anti-Bribery and Corruption) checks, as well as:

  • Contract negotiation & supplier performance management
  • Managing their area of responsibility by maintaining a Supply Chain Management Plan demonstrating the supply chain support to the project, including managing suppliers risk and mitigations.

Why We Want You 

We are looking for an experienced buyer to join the team with knowledge and experience in:

  • Software Licence Agreements,
  • IT Hardware and Software Tenders,
  • SAP
  • processing purchase orders,
  • supplier due diligence and supplier performance monitoring.

Why You Should Join Us

We have a competitive salary and access to a number of additional flexible benefits, which will cover Health and Wellbeing, Savings and Protection & Life, Leisure and Entertainment. 

Roke has a great community of groups with shared interests. These enable people to share ideas and be passionate about tools, technologies & techniques, which interest them.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We will consider flexible working arrangements and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

About Roke

Roke imagines a more secure world. A world where technology protects, rather than exposes. A world where expert engineers, consultants and business support staff collaborate to protect what matters most to our clients.

Security Information 

Due to the nature of this position, candidates must already hold current SC or at least be willing and eligible to obtain this. To qualify, you should be a British Citizen and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years for SC. For more information about clearance eligibility, please see