Sub Contractor Procurement Lead

  • Job Reference: SF57174
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: England
  • Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Construction, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Perm

Job Description

Job Title: Sub Contract Procurement Lead
Location: Fully Remote + Occasional travel to Hinkley Point C site
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time
Role ID: SF57174

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Sub Contract Procurement Lead at our Hinkley Point C site.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MEH), cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station's vast network of rooms.

The role
As a Sub Contract Procurement Lead you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance. You will be a key member MEHA Partner Procurement Team and report into the Procurement Lead.

Day-to-day, you'll :

  • Ensure compliance with MEHA procurement and nuclear safety processes and engage regularly with internal key stakeholders.
  • Lead MEHA partner company subcontract procurements and liaise with Construction team to understand their upcoming requirements and to develop and maintain the MEHA Partner Tender Event Schedule (TES).
  • Raise Subcontracts in accordance with MEHA Partner governance requirements, to meet NNB HPC Project and business objectives.
  • Identify procurement scope gaps and propose and implement mitigation measures as well as completing reporting for MEHA management highlighting successes, blockers, mitigations, and forecast work.
  • Support with production of procurement strategies, selection of tenderers, drafting and issue of Invitation to Tender documents, leading the cross functional team through the tender assessment process, writing and presentation of tender recommendation reports, complete subcontract award governance
  • Support to post-award subcontract management, contract administration and supplier performance management.
  • Support with the production of common Forms of Contract (NEC & bespoke Subcontracts) within the power construction industry and / or a major projects and programme environment

The Sub Contract Procurement Lead position is full time role working 37 hours per week and is fully remote, with some occasional travel to site.

Essential experience of the Sub Contract Procurement Lead:

  • Extensive experience of working with NEC Contract
  • Previous experience of Sub Contract Procurement

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.