Supply Chain Manager

12 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:
Our Client is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

The Role:
Job Purpose:

Support the EA Development Team in the provision and management of all SCM activities (C&P, Logistics, Materials Management, National Content) for Development projects
Ensure SCM provides protection to the business in terms of compliance and contract terms, and adds value in terms of supplier service continuity, good commercial value and achievement of cost recovery
Develop and strengthen the capability of the Business Unit SCM Team
Operate as key member of Development Leadership Team

Responsibilities /Key Objectives:

Liaise with the different business unit teams (Exploration, Well Engineering, Operations and all Functions) to review and plan demand
Set up and agree SCM strategies, Operating Models and operational plans to meet Development project requirements
Oversee and manage the development and deployment of contract strategies
Oversee the execution of Sourcing activities through to contract award, ensuring focus on value, compliance and National Content delivery
Support the establishment of contract management and supplier performance management, ensuring sustainable processes and ownership is delivered through Contract Holders
Liaise with Group Logistics Manager and local Operations teams to plan, establish and support the operation of Materials and Logistics Operations (including the design of operational solutions for Freight Forwarding, Customs Clearance, Materials Management/Yard Services, Aviation and Passenger Transport)
Liaise with Group Category Managers to align Group Sourcing Strategies with local demand planning to ensure category plans are leveraged
Liaise with the Group C&P Manager to ensure repeatable use of C&P processes, tools, templates and good practice contracts in the Development Team
Manage the SCM department on a daily basis, plan & encourage skills development and career progression of personnel, developing and managing appropriate succession plans
Provide a centre for market intelligence, develop and grow Local Content Sourcing opportunities and support local Supplier Development initiatives
Support the business with effective Requisition to Pay advice from the C&P Team, ensuring SCM Systems and supporting processes are applied effectively (including SAP)
Operate C&P processes and procedures in line with the Group standard
Ensure C&P disciplines for Contract Strategies, Contract Review Boards (CRB), Recommendations to Award (RTA) are followed by SCM and the business departments
Participate in the Development Leadership Team
Participate in Group SCM Leadership activities as requested
Manage SCM EHS performance, ensuring that all SCM operational activities in road and air transport for Freight and Passengers are safe and compliant
Lead the implementation of Group initiatives including SCM Process, Systems, Procedures and Organisation initiatives, including support to the implementation of SAP

Financial Responsibility:
Subject to necessary approvals being in place pursuant to the Delegation of Authority (DOA), commitment authority to award purchase orders and contracts for goods, works and services.
Subject to compliance with C&P Procedures, authority to endorse recommendations to award purchase orders and contracts for goods, works and services (as defined by the DOA).

Interacts With Internal:
Project Leadership team
Project SCM Team
Group SCM Team
BU Leadership Team
All key personnel initiating requisitions for goods, works and services
All Business Unit operational and support functions (EHS, FIN, HR etc)
All Functional Leadership Teams

Interacts With External:
Partners and Authorities involved with Supply Chain Management
Government agencies
Management representatives of suppliers and contractors
Industry peers
Local NGO

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience and Education:
Breadth of experience across all aspects of the Supply Chain - with emphasis on Contracting and Procurement, Materials and Logistics Management.
Demonstrable projects experience of placing and managing iPMT, FEED EPC & EPcM type contracts
Demonstrable experience of developing 4PL logistics strategies, implementing and managing such structures.
International exposure within an Oil and Gas operating environment, or similar industries (eg mining/extraction/utilities) and with experience of both Exploration and Development scenarios.
Exposure to onshore (including both Drilling ventures and Capital Projects) is desirable
Experience working in Africa (or remote locations) on the above is preferred

Preferably to Honours Degree level in a business or management related subject or equivalent .

Strong interpersonal, engagement and stakeholder management skills
Collaborative style with heightened communications ability
Planning a