Supply Chain Manager

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BPIC Network

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date

9 May 2021, 21:00:00

About the job

The objective: To build a fleet of safe, reliable nuclear power stations in the UK to secure a low-carbon energy future. The project is a diverse and collaboration of our client’s commitment to engaging stakeholders, obtaining development consent and preparing for the construction of the power station.

With the construction of the recent project successfully underway, our client’s client is now developing plans to build an identical power station. Our client has been consulting supporting client on the development of this nuclear project for more than a decade, they continue to act as a key framework supplier under a variety of workstreams.

The project is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy. As the next of the UK’s next generation of nuclear power stations, this project is both of high profile and high complexity. Its delivery will be reliant not only on innovative engineering and construction but also on the strongest of leadership qualities amongst its project managers. The role is to provide leadership to ensure the effective delivery of the nuclear island programme of the project, whilst recognising and managing the impacts of the project on the wider nuclear island and other programmes.

The role of supply chain manager

You will be responsible and accountable for the day-to-day management of supply chain assistants under their control. Providing support to the procurement process during the procurement phase Providing commercial management of contracts during the execution phase and delivery of contract final account agreements.

The role is responsible for the delivery of the contract in accordance with the project governance requirements to meet the project and business objectives and with the professional development of self and people within the team.

The supply chain manager will work with collaborative behaviours, in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation by ensuring that the strategy for collaborative working is followed in terms of leading by example in establishing effective collaborative arrangements with all parties in the integrated team. The supply chain lead will seek to achieve ‘win-win, equitable commercial outcomes for all parties. Contributing positively to the various collaborative working initiatives, team building activity and behavioural/relationship assessments and seek and act proactively and positively upon feedback on personal attitudes and behaviours, thereby adopting positive and proactive approaches to facilitate early commercial closeout.


  • Participating in the contract kick-off meeting and organising the supply chain section of the meeting.

  • Providing commercial administration of the contract including notices and instructions, applications, invoicing and payment - variations and changes, disputes and claims, delays, extensions of time, force majeure and liquidated damages, bonds and guarantees, intellectual property rights, termination, progress monitoring and financial reviews, liabilities, confidentiality agreements and others.

  • Managing of the accepted programme.

  • Managing all commercial correspondence and contractual notices issued in accordance with the contract conditions and project's supply chain procedures.

  • Ensuring the timely production and administration of payment applications and invoices.

  • Ensuring contractual deliverables are met.

  • Supervising contract commercial reviews and attending progress reviews where necessary.

  • Recommending the mitigating actions on all commercial risk/claim events at the earliest possible time.

  • Implementing contract commercial/financial reporting and participating in periodic contract reviews.

  • Participating in contractor performance management.

  • Maintaining contract commercial files and cost records.

  • Directing commercial reviews of contractors’ delivery and attending valuation, progress and risk reviews where necessary.


You have a bachelor’s degree and a member of a relevant institute such as RICS, ICE or IOB. You have a proven ability to work within a complex major project/programme environment in both procurement and post-procurement phases. You have experience of standard forms of contract (NEC and FIDIC) within the power/construction industry on complex major projects/programmes.

You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You have a good understanding of procurement, contract performance measurement, risk management and change and claim management. You have an excellent understanding of UK and international supply chain within the nuclear sector and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities our client has to offer.

If you possess the skills and experiences suggested above please get in touch!


Competitive salary plus excellent company benefits

About us

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