Junior Contracts Manager

  • Job Reference: 522276
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2019
  • Recruiter: SSE Plc
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £32,700 to £49,100
  • Bonus/Benefits: annual bonus
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent, Full Time, Flexible working patterns available, 37 hours per week

About the Department

Our Procurement and Commercial team are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

What is the Role?

Reporting to Procurement & Commercial Manager SSE Thermal you will be responsible for the commercial management and administration of contracts to ensure successful delivery in accordance with all internal policies and procedures such as the Procurement Manual, Commercial Manual and the LCP Governance Framework Manual. You will support the delivery of departmental KPIs and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance.

- Sourcing management/support

- Category management as required/appropriate

- Cost and budget management

- Payment & expenditure management

- Contract administration

- General commercial guidance and support as required

- Spend Analysis

- Data Processing

What do I need?

Understand the financial aspects and implications of projects and be aware of the commercial impact of decisions and the implications on procurement processes.

Knowledge and experience of contract structure and documentation along with awareness of the processes relating to procurement strategy.

If working for a Regulated Business Unit - Detailed knowledge of UK/Irish Utilities Contracts Regulations and of relevant statutory and legal provisions.

Previous experience of company procurement and commercial policies and procedures.

Degree educated or equivalent direct entry to recognised appropriate professional body preferred and highly numerate with experience of interpreting numerical data. Experience of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts and an understanding of the supply chain and how to improve it.

Highly developed drafting and writing skills and excellent IT skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, Oracle Purchasing Systems.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch by contacting sse.

About SSE

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. 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'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.