About the Role
Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness
Salary: £44,100- £66,100 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
Our Procurement and Commercial team are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.
What is the Role?
SSEN Transmission have an increased programme of projects as we deliver a network for Net Zero. As part of this programme we require to engage with a variety of supply chain contractors to work on a portfolio of projects. To successfully operate within a regulated business environment, we require to monitor, control and report on all matters regarding the supply chain.
Working within the Supply Chain team, as the Contract Manager (Supply Chain Support Contracts) you will be expected to take a lead role in the coordination and fulfilment of all pre-contract procurement activities. You will also be required to manage a variety of post-contract requirements including Supplier Relationship Management, Framework Management, reviewing capacity and workload, and engage/coordinate between project team and category management teams.
You will support the delivery of departmental KPIs and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance. You will also work with the Procurement and Commercial Managers and their teams to ensure that current market intelligence is provided on the supply chain, costs, manufacturing periods, risks etc.
You will comply with all safety policies and procedures, promote safety and safe working practices both internally and externally to improve safety performance. You will also support the Director of Procurement in providing a world class procurement and commercial service to internal customers.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
- Understanding and application of procurement requirements within a regulated environment, supply chain demand planning and relationship management.
- Knowledge of relevant statutory and legal provisions and detailed knowledge of Company procurement and commercial policies and procedures.
- Highly numerate with experience of interpreting numerical data & experience of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts with and understanding of the supply chain and how to improve it.
- Sufficient management reporting and presentation skill are required in addition to IT skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, Oracle Purchasing Systems. Being able to operate within a team and interact with colleagues is another key attribute required.
About our Business
At SSE, we own more than 500 property assets and several thousand land assets, which are located across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. Our Procurement & Commercial, Property and Facilities Management teams are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way, and for ensuring SSE offers a safe, modern, fit-for-purpose property portfolio. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.
What's in it for you?
We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.
What happens now?
All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Francesca on / 01738 344763.
Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.