Supply Chain Assistant (Sizewell C)

London, England

Job Overview

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

Location: Based in London office with hybrid working available.

Employment type: Permanent.

Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full-time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible/part-time approach where possible.

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 plus benefits.

Closing Date: Sunday 29th May 2022.

The Opportunity


Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting projects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. The SZC Project is a ~£20bn nuclear new build project in Suffolk which is currently seeking planning approval and financing from HMG and investors, with a view to start construction in 2023. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years supporting our objective to help Britain achieve Net Zero by 2050.

As a Supply Chain Assistant, you’ll be responsible for providing general commercial support to the Supply Chain Management Team. You’ll be required to work closely and pro-actively with the other team members at all levels and across all the teams within Nuclear Development to ensure that the requirements of the individual contracts and their impact upon the overall SZC Project are successfully delivered.

Our teams are set up to work flexibly, therefore you don’t have to live in London. If you’re able to travel to the London office to collaborate with your team and stakeholders when required, you can be based anywhere in the UK. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.

The Role


We’re looking for someone to be accountable for providing support to the Supply Chain Management team in terms of; preparing invitation to tender documentation in relation to specific procurement activities, managing and monitoring progress of RFQ’s (Request for Quotations), providing advice and information on contract change including proposed scope changes and recommending appropriate action and producing required documentation.

You’ll have responsibility for assessing and valuing Contractor’s applications and processing payment certificates in accordance with the contractual terms and conditions. You’ll also be required to review Contractor deliveries including where appropriate, attending valuation and progress review meetings.

Working in collaboration with the Supply Chain Manager, you’ll provide support in regards to monitoring and reporting on commercial aspects of the contract/procurement activities and/or flagging issues at the earliest opportunity.

The role will allow you to take full ownership of the administration of the Early Warning process as well as the administration of commercial management tools including but not limited to, IVALUA, CEMAR and SAP.

With the support of your team, you’ll manage the preparation of commercial cost reports and progress measurement as well as compiling Supplier Performance and Lessons Learnt reports.

The Skills


We’d love for you to have experience in terms of a basic understanding of contract performance management, risk management and change and claim management.

You’re likely to have experience of working as part of a team within a commercial environment as well as experience of industry standard procurement practices.

It would be great if you have good communication skills to command professional respect at all levels.

You may be educated to degree level or have relevant work experience with the ability to demonstrate a track record of successful contract administration.

Good working knowledge of contracts, basic estimating, valuations, cost reporting and financial modelling is desirable.


Power in Diversity


Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.

To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve. Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities. By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project.

We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another.

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

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