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Our client is one of the largest utility companies within the renewable energy sector. As a result of continued growth they require a Supply Chain Manager to be responsible for implementing the supply chain strategy for a key element of an Offshore Windfarm project.
- Responsible for implementing strategies to trigger growth in the supply chain and negotiate contractual arrangements.
- Responsible for leading supply chain activity on an element of the supply chain for each project with each element having a value ranging between £50 million and £1.bn.
- Will lead a multifunctional team of engineers, procurement, construction and operational experts through the engagement process up to the point of signing contracts and thereafter provide support and commercial advice to project managers through the construction and operational phases.
- The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for coordinating levelised energy cost analysis and achieving Cost reduction targets.
- Analyse market performance and determine strategies to overcome capacity constraints and provide for potential technology innovations.
- Negotiate with key suppliers to achieve project objectives.
- Develop and maintain effective contacts and working relationships with key suppliers.
- Plan and manage the preparation and communication of product specifications for bids and manage negotiations to achieve the most favourable prices, quality, delivery time, etc.
- Identify requirements for long-term framework agreements and negotiate competitive terms.
- Influence project teams to achieve the business objectives for a project.
- Degree or professional qualification in Engineering, Commercial or Procurement discipline.
- Thorough understanding of the complex commercial and technical requirements related to supply of products/materials and services to such projects.
- Experience of commercial management of projects in excess of £100m capital expenditure.
- Good all round understanding of financial, commercial and business principles and risk mitigation practices.
- A general technical understanding and experience of the construction process, including design, fabrication and installation in order to work effectively with Construction and Technical Services teams.
- Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with construction projects.
- Ability to analyse and forecast how the supply chain capability and capacity for offshore wind is likely to develop over the next decade.
- Experience in contracting in the offshore environment.
- Some knowledge and experience of large scale engineering contracts, such as FIDIC and LOGIC would be beneficial.
- IT literate with experience of quality standards and procurement management.
- Flexible to travel around the UK and overseas
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English