SSE

Contract Manager

Recruiter
SSE
Location
Scotland, Glasgow
Salary
£36900 - £56900 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Ref
516582
Contact
SSE Plc
Sector
Energy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Purchasing

Job Title: Contract Manager

Location: Reading / Glasgow

Salary: £36,500 - £56,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Reporting to the Head of Procurement & Commercial you will be responsible for the Procurement activities and associated tender events to ensure successful delivery in accordance with all internal policies and procedures. In addition, you will support the delivery of departmental KPIs and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will be degree educated or equivalent direct entry to a recognised appropriate professional body. You will have experience of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts along with a clear understanding of the supply chain and how to improve it. In addition, you will be highly numerate with experience of interpreting numerical data and have sufficient management skills to stand-in for manager if and when required. We expect you to have experience of reviewing procurement expenditure and developing both elementary and innovative procurement strategies to maximise value spend and leveraging supplier relationships.

Furthermore, you will need to be a strategic, self-motivated decision maker, able to influence people outside your own sphere of responsibility and most important you will have a great sense of humour and a team player with strong ethical principles.

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 31st October 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: Tuesday, 12 June 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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