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Detailed job description, information about what you might be doing on a day-to-day basis; details about how to get into this type of work and a list of key requirements, i.e. skills and qualifications essential for successful
candidates.

Job descriptions and information similar to above, but shorter.

Background information about working in supply chain management from people who are working in this field.

Professional bodies

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK) – is the independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and all transport throughout their careers. CILT(UK) – is the UK territorial body of CILT, which has a presence in more than 30 countries across the world. This network of members and contacts can connect all CILT members wherever they are in the world and constitutes the greatest resource of professional expertise within our areas of interest.

There are specific pages for graduates with many links to careers information and job sites – click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.

As an influential professional body, CIPS helps all kinds of organisations achieve all-round excellence in procurement and supply management. We do this by offering a range of products and services to equip you with the knowledge, training, and practical skills you need to derive maximum benefit from your procurement practices.

  • Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD)
    IGD is the food and consumer goods industry’s research body: “We are a research and training charity that helps the food and consumer goods industry deliver the needs of the public.”

Where to find more jobs

apply now buttonIn addition to the professional bodies and links from the above information sites, you may find that most of the graduate job sites listed under the tab Final Year – Job Vacancies have Supply Chain Management included in their search menus (sometimes listed as Logistics and Transport). Click here to take you there.