Supply Chain Manager - Telecoms (Wolvey)

Galliford Try
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
24 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager with a strong Telecommunications background, to manage and develop our supply chain function in Wolvey.

Role Overview:
Responsible for the development of a robust and effective Supply Chain in line with Company requirements and expectations, in conjunction with the assisting of both Pre-construction and Construction stages in Subcontractor and Material Supplier choice, mitigating risk throughout the process. You will also be responsible for managing overall supply chain performance and improving supply chain relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

Supply Chain Management
  • Management and quality measures across all our supply chain, ensuring performance is measured accurately and statistically to enable true performance and improvement measures:
  • Interface to the commercial team to ensure we have some clear measurable targets to review and feedback on
  • Interface the Regional Managers to ensure we have some clear measurable targets to review and feedback on
  • Set up and facilitate National Supply Chain meetings for the core/Leading suppliers we use
  • Issue and report on key supply chain issues and resolutions once a quarter to the business Directors
  • Ensure our Governance is issued national and implemented regionally
  • Review good practices and promote use within other regions
Pre-Construction Stage:
  • Where applicable, negotiate volume discount with subcontractors
  • Be part of the onboarding process for new subcontractors and suppliers
  • Chair regular supplier meetings to include operational performance, H & S, commercials etc
  • Explore value engineering opportunity with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure best practice
  • Undertake financial checks on proposed subcontractors
  • Obtain feedback from internal Project Managers and Commercial Teams as to the performance and competitiveness of preferred suppliers
  • Ensure the utilisation of database approved subcontractors
Construction Stage:
  • Liaise with Commercial Teams ensuring compliance in respect of the utilisation of approved subcontractors
  • Liaise with National Build Manager to ensure governance and standards applied throughout the supply chain
  • Liaise with the preferred supply chain keeping them up to date with forecast volumes and forward work
  • Own and resolve payment issues and disputes

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and strategic thinking procurement/supply chain professional
  • A proven experience of a successful track record of Subcontract, Material and Plant procurement
  • A sound construction, technical and manufacturers product knowledge
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • A knowledge of Regional supply chains would be an advantage
  • CSCS Registration & Card
  • CIPS Membership (advantageous but not essential)

In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors.

Galliford Try Communications is a leading multi-disciplined organisation capable of carrying out all aspects of the infrastructure build for the mobile and fixed line telecommunications industry. Innovation is at the heart of our approach to our clients' requirements; from a single element of network development through to a fully managed network service, we provide a full turnkey solution.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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