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Supply Chain Manager

  • Job reference: 931598
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 05/08/2020

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

Location: Bristol

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

Role: This role plays a key part in the Quality Function, providing leadership, support and subject matter expertise to ensure the highest quality standards are achieved on a Nuclear Engineering project in the South West of England. This role reports to a Supply Chain Lead and is the primary point of contact for all supply chain/commercial matters relating to a supplier/contract assigned to them. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within a technically complex Programme. There is scope for role growth as responsibilities and accountabilities of the Supply Chain Manager develop.


  • Promotes the Project ensure that Project requirements are met and successfully delivered.
  • Technical review of documentation with a view to amending the documentation for the programme.
  • Contract scope of work/services; schedule; prices and rates; key personnel; and incentive arrangements.
  • Managing the contract commercial relationship and at all times providing support to the Project.
  • Manager to ensure effective delivery of the contract.
  • Contributing to procurement and contracting strategies.
  • Managing and tracking procurement against the overall milestones to meet stakeholder and Project requirements and keeping the procurement on schedule.
  • Undertaking correct administration of 'vendor assessment' and information exchange via procurement electronic portal tools.
  • Invitation to tender preparation and tender evaluation assessing technical and commercial compliance.
  • Managing formation activities across technical, programme, legal and commercial disciplines.
  • Support to the budget process and analysing the commercial requirements of a contract.
  • Support to the Commercial Lead in ensuring all internal governance approval is in place to enable timely Contract Award.
  • Managing contracts in accordance with the contract terms, governance requirements and
  • Project objectives.
  • Administration of commercial management tools including, but not limited to, CEMAR and SAP.

Qualifications and Experience: Educated to relevant degree level. Member of RICS/ICE/CICES/IOB. Previous experience of delivery. Proven ability of working within a complex major project environment in both procurement and post procurement phases. Experience of standard forms of contract (NEC and FIDIC) within the power/construction industry on complex major projects/programmes. Evidence of successfully undertaking complex procurements and of administering contracts.

Must be able to obtain SC clearance, or must have held SC clearance within the last 12 months.

Our client can offer a competitive salary along with a good benefits package and the opportunity to work for a highly respected company at the forefront of the UK nuclear new build industry offering excellent prospects for future career development and advancement

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