Procurement
Gourock

Contracts & Supplier Manager

Ref: 365| Posted: 1st Aug 20182018-08-01

This vacancy is now closed
In this position as Contracts & Supplier Manager, you will report to the Senior Manager Technical Logistics, Contracts and Supplier and provide comprehensive commercial, supply chain and contract management support to the Asset Management department.
 
You will work closely with Technical Managers & Superintendents in both Asset Management and Technical Services, vessel based management teams, internal specialists (e.g. Procurement) and external stakeholders (e.g. vessel owners, ship repair yards, suppliers etc.)
 
In this role you will be based in our Gourock office as part of a dynamic team supporting the Technical and Operational management of the Fleet. The role will appeal to a professional and commercially astute individual with significant experience of supply chain and contract management.
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
  • Ideally qualified to degree level in a business, or commercial subjects; or, be highly experienced in commercial & business management of high value engineering, or marine, projects
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in all aspects of commercial & contract management in technical and engineering projects
  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to foster close working relationships both internally and with external suppliers
  • Demonstrate experience and/ or understanding of marine industry contracting conventions and processes
  • Have excellent analytical and commercial problem solving skills, coupled with strong communication, influencing and collaborative working skills
  • Strong MS office skills are essential (especially MS Excel)
  • Experience of working in a Marine related industry desired but not essential
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
  • Support the development and implementation of the Asset Management Business Strategy for Technical Supply chain
  • Provide expertise and contribution to the production, management and control of the departments commercial objectives including procurement plans in conjunction with the procurement department
  • Provide expertise and contribution to the development of the company procurement strategy as required / in collaboration with procurement department 
  • Responsible for the production of technical supplier specification’s
  • Support the development of the commodity strategy as required / in collaboration with the procurement department
  • Provide expertise and contribution to the development of technical supplier procurement documents (including contracts) in collaboration with the procurement department
  • Provide expertise and contribution to the supplier selection as required / in collaboration with the procurement department
  • Responsible for technical participation during the tender process as required / in collaboration with the procurement department
  • Provide technical contribution to the contract award, contract implementation and contract fulfilment as required / in collaboration with procurement department
  • Responsible for Technical Supplier commercial account and contract management including contract compliance with Technical suppliers
  • Assist with sourcing and negotiation with suppliers to support the management of technical and engineering projects in collaboration with the procurement department
  • Provide commercial and business support to asset management projects
  • Maintain commercial records of major project costs, for historical tracking and continuous improvement purposes
  • Work closely with finance department to accurately report on asset management project costs
  • Provide continuous improvement solutions and support to ensure the Asset Management Department meets improvement goals and targets
  • Undertake any tasks, or projects, deemed safe and competent to do so, by the Asset Management Director
 
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package