Senior Supply Chain Manager


Job description:

Senior Supply Chain Strategy Manager – Offshore
Salary from £59,360, 20% Bonus, Health Cover & Car Allowance
Flexible & Hybrid working available

Help us create a better future, quicker

The Senior Supply Chain Strategy Manager (SSCSM) is responsible for determining, implementing and monitoring the supply chain strategy for the global offshore wind business and in particular, within this role, the supply chain strategy for Scottish Power Renewables (SPR)’s floating offshore wind projects in 50/50 partnership with Shell, MarramWind and CampionWind.

The main objectives of the role are to identify strategies which maximise opportunities and minimise constraints in the offshore wind supply chain and implement / monitor strategic initiatives to drive reductions in the Levelised Energy Cost of Offshore Wind projects, whilst maintaining an appropriate risk profile.

This will involve both research into each key market to identify trends and opportunities to secure the supply of products/materials and services while maintaining quality requirements, and identifying, assessing and negotiating contractual arrangements with potential suppliers.

The individual will work closely with several internal and external stakeholders to coordinate strategic initiatives through multifunctional teams of supply chain managers, engineers, procurement, operations and construction experts from across the Global Offshore Wind business.

Due to the step change requirements of the offshore wind industry, this will require the need to facilitate significant growth in some areas of the supply chain production, including contact with high level government officials as well as regional and European development agencies.

What you’ll be doing

You will Co-ordinate multifunctional teams of supply chain managers, engineers, procurement, operations and construction experts from across the Global Offshore Wind business and help Influence Joint Venture Project Teams to ensure that strategic supply chain initiatives are embedded within the Joint Venture.

Considering a range of commercial engagement options while exploring opportunities to leverage benefits from wider activities being undertaken within the Iberdrola group and its JV partners abd negotiate with key suppliers to achieve strategic and project specific objectives.

We will look to you to make recommendations of strategic relationships, engagements and spend to the Project Director and other senior management members where appropriate and develop and maintain a database of Supply Chain participants for the effective co-ordination of knowledge.

Assist the business by Identifying requirements for long-term framework agreements and negotiate competitive terms, working with the Iberdrola Group Purchasing Team and JV purchasing teams where appropriate while considering and recommending strategic investments in aspects of the supply chain, including taking ownership interest in key suppliers.

What you’ll bring

You will bring extensive proven experience in supply chain management for complex, high-value offshore wind, marine, oil and gas projects and energy generation projects in general, with proven experience of commercial management of projects more than £100m capital expenditure.

You will have Experience of establishing strategic relationships with suppliers and stakeholders and Proven experience in international projects with a thorough understanding of the complex commercial and technical requirements related to supply of products/materials and services to such projects with a Deep all-round understanding of financial, commercial, and business principles and risk mitigation practices with experience in procurement and/or sales in electricity generation projects.

Extensive proven experience of managing geographically diverse, multi-disciplinary teams of experienced professionals and s strong understanding of the construction process, including design, fabrication, and installation in order to work effectively with Construction and Technical Services teams.

Offshore international experience or deep knowledge / experience of commercial and regulatory aspects of the Offshore wind industry are advantageous.

What’s in it for you

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we’ll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.

At ScottishPower, we believe it’s the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family’s wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action – our benefits are designed to help you do just that – so that you have everything you need to take care of your world – today and tomorrow. That’s why our benefits include:
* 36 days annual leave
* Holiday purchase – perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
* Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme
* Payroll giving and charity matched funding Technology Vouchers – save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes
* Count us in – pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change
* Electric Vehicle Schemes – to help you transition to green/clean driving
* Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
* Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments
* Life Assurance (4x salary)
* Access to ‘nudge’ financial wellbeing support
* Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

Why ScottishPower

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we’re at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you’ll fit right in.

ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to [email protected].

Closing Date – 28th August 2022

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

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