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Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist


Remote Worker, GB GB

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist 
Location:               UK, Fully Remote
Compensation:     Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:             Part time / Permanent  
Role ID:                  SF55510


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist with a remote working arrangement.  


The role


As a Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role is supporting procurement and supply chain activities primarily across our Clean Energy operations at Hinkley Point C.  


Day to day, you will be working with various key stakeholder such as Accounts Team and Suppliers in order to drive operational execution of critical business activities relating to Goods and Services. 


  • Managing sourcing and tendering processes in accordance with agreed project and/or programme deliverables
  • Early engagement with stakeholders to review and challenge specifications and develop robust/innovative procurement strategies which outline marketplace, cost levers, value levers
  • Leading negotiations (utilising a robust strategy) with suppliers to ensure that the most cost effective supply solutions are obtained
  • Post contract management ensuring the terms of a contract are adhered to with regards to cost, programme, quality
  • Leading supplier performance monitoring and development initiatives


This role is part-time permanent role at 22.5 hours per week and is fully remote. 


Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist:


  • A sound understanding of end-to-end sourcing and supplier management processes together with an ability to identify and capture incremental value in an operational working environment
  • Experience of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries
  • A good understanding of contract terms and conditions and an ability to draft subcontract terms as required and appropriate


Qualifications for the Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist:


  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • Corporate membership of CIPS is highly desirable
  • We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS and SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits


  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear


As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:    26/02/2024



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