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  • Job reference: RMS0175242

Supply Chain Specialist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/02/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/03/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Company:
Our client is UK energy focused on bringing together experts to recover natural resources - acutely aware of the responsibilities this brings, particularly with regard to safety, environmental protection and working with local communities.

The Role:
The Role:
To deliver Supply Chain strategy, ensuring fit-for-purpose contract strategies, timely procurement and best practice contract management.
The basic purpose of the role is to provide day to day business partnering support to operational functions, including but not limited to: Budgeting, Forecasting and Monthly management reporting.

Key responsibilities include:

Behavioural:-
Individual contributor: Take responsibility to make your best contribution to and key
project success by self-managing your own performance and maintaining on-going feedback
conversations about expectations with your manager and key colleagues

Team Player: Collaborate with and bring out the best in others' contribution by engaging others
openly, equally and positively in delivering collective solutions to shared problems

Manager: Take personal ownership for the success of any work you manage which may include
various projects, budgets and other people, whether direct reports, ad-hoc contributors,
contractors, or suppliers by listening openly, communicating proactively, running efficient meetings,
allowing others to contribute and seeking feedback from those whose work feeds into your own

Role specific required characteristics:-
Supportive, constructive and challenging
Self-motivated, resourceful and able to use own initiative
Attention to detail
Comfortable with being a champion for local sourcing.

Technical:-
Ability to synthesise input from multiple stakeholders into fit-for-purpose contract strategies and
implementation of sourcing best practice
Ability to follow processes to ensure compliance with strategies and procedures, but
remain flexible
Ability to negotiate with suppliers, contractors and technical partners to deliver win-win contractual
agreements
Ability to champion best practice in Contract Management

Areas of responsibility:-
Implementation of Supply Chain Strategy
Compliance (for Supply Chain matters) with authorisation under company's Delegation of Authority
Compliance with Contractor HSE Management undertakings
On-time delivery of project supply
Documentation of sourcing selection and communication materials
Implementation and roll out of new ERP system
Reporting of Contract Management
Supplier Management

Regular duties:-
Executing Supply Chain Strategy.
Embedding supply chain processes and procedures, and developing these are required
Preparing Contract Strategies, facilitating tenders, negotiating agreements and purchasing goods
and services including key contracts
Monitoring implementation of Contract Management plans and tracking Contract Performance
Developing and managing relationships with key suppliers and partners
Provide reports as required to support contract management (including monthly management
report)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Higher education degree preferred
CIPS certification preferred
Essential: 7 - 10 years' experience in Supply Chain and Procurement
Preferred: ERP systems; managing change and overcoming resistance to change; managing
relationships internally and externally; oil & gas sector; energy & infrastructure services

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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