Supply Chain Manager

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The Supply Chain Manager in CPS will drive the suppliers engaged with CPS to a more aligned and operationally focused support function that supports the wider Balfour Beatty supplier management team to enhance the supplier management processes within CPS.

Role responsibilities :
• Manage and be responsible for the process of monthly assessments of the supplier scorecardsand for the development of the evidence-based reporting approach and roll this out to the supply chain.
• Take part in collaborative Supplier reviews to assist in understanding how the supply chain are performing against their contractual obligations.
• Benchmarking on a regular basis to ensure suppliers are offering value to CPS.
• Undertake supplier audits throughout the year to assess competence and complete relevant reviews.
• Drive KPIs performance from the supply chain and ensure this links back to the CPS KPIs,drive to improve supplier efficiency.
• Undertake modern slavery audits throughout the year to ensure supplier compliance.
• Assist with preparing the monthly report for the CPS Senior Team including progress, Supplier successes and Suppliers on Improvement Plans
• Take part in the Asset Management Forward Plan process each year to set the budgets for future years.
• As part of the Balfour Beatty Procurement and Supply Chain, work to build strong relationships with the wider BB Procurement and Supply Chain Management Team and align both practices and approach to supplier management, and lined up to the BB approach in terms of supplier scoring, risk assessment, capacity thresholds and supplier capability etc.
• Play a role in shaping the wider BB team’s processes to enhance supply chain management both with CPS and facing out into BB
• Take part and contribute to the M25 Community events (CTSG and commercial forums)
• Drive interface between Procurement and Supply Chain to help deliver a joined-up business focused team with a focus on sustainability and environmental issues.
• Liaising with the Employer to ensure that the suppliers are meeting their accreditation obligations.

Skills & Experience:

• Experienced in Supply Chain Management.
• Experience of managing suppliers in an operational and commercial function
• Experience of linking into Procurement and driving joined up operational and commercial functions.
• Knowledge of the operation of the NEC contract
• Experience in auditing suppliers and creating improvement plans.
• Experience of challenging the status quo in an existing business – long term focus
• Membership of a relevant professional body and/or working towards a relevant qualification, CIPS is preferred but not essential.

About Us:

CPS is a joint Venture project with Balfour Beatty, AtkinsRéalis and Egis Road Operations UK. We operate and maintain the M25.

The M25 is the busiest section of motorway in Europe and requires careful and efficient planning of work in order to deliver over £100m of annual investment in the highway infrastructure each year, in addition to planned and reactive maintenance activity.

If you have or are looking for a career in Highways, working on the M25 will give you experience and challenge that no other highways project can offer