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  • Location

    Devon

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

  • Contact email:

    zaida.bhana@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    186021ZB_1615367973

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-09

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Procurement Officer, Permanent, Langage Power Station

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Officer to be based at Langage Power Station. The successful candidate will work with the business to ensure that value is maximised from third party contracts, whilst minimising risk and operating in a framework of EPUKI policies and processes. The role works closely with other members of the Procurement team, internal stakeholders and is a key interface between the EP business and external third parties.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the key responsibilities and duties include:-
* Working with the business to source and procure a wide range of required goods and services ensuring optimal value for money within defined service and quality criteria
* Ensuring that the EPUKI procurement processes are followed to seek and evaluate competitive tenders and proposals for the supply of goods and service. This process will involve negotiating with suppliers on all commercial and contractual matters to achieve optimal levels of value versus risk
* Identifying opportunities to add improvements to the "bottom line" through cost savings or process change. Promoting continual improvement in all aspects of the Procurement function
* Managing supplier relationships, coordinating multiple stakeholder interfaces across EPUKI to ensure a consistent and collaborative approach. Identifying and implementing supplier improvement actions and operate 360 feedback processes and seeking to resolve contractual and supplier disputes as and when they occur. Understanding and adhering to the company and department standards, policies and procedures

* Developing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships with internal stakeholders, ensuring that requirements are understood and addressed. Seeking to promote the Procurement function as a positive enabler and an integral partner to the EPUKI business

* Operating and maintaining required systems to support and improve the Procurement function
* Working closely with the HSEQ teams to ensure that the EPUKI supply chain is safe and delivers quality goods and services
* Other procurement and supply chain tasks that are required from time to time

Experience and Qualifications:-

* Experience of supply chain in a comparable role, ideally in the power generation industry
* Experience of SAP and e-tendering systems
* Evidence of managing a procurement whole life cycle, ensuring that any value created in the negotiation stages is delivered through contract delivery
* Understanding of general and contract law

Behaviours
* Excellent influencing, communication and relationship management skills with effective networking and business partnering skills
* Ability to project manage initiatives, tracking and ensuring delivery against key milestones
* Proven analytical skills including ability to gather, interpret complex data and summarise effectively
* High motivation, self-direction and self-awareness
* Flexible approach and the ability to deal with high levels of change
* Demonstrable competence in use of IT/IS skills e.g. MS Office

Qualifications
* Minimum CIPS level 4 achieved, working towards level 6

Further benefits:-
* Private medical insurance
* Pension
* Bonus opportunity