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Supply Chain Officer

Supply Chain Officer

Company Description

By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in contributing and helping to shape the future of the world’s energy? If so, read on.

Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow's fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid.

Who are we looking for?

We have a great opportunity for a Supply Chain Officer to join our Procurement team of 30 for the delivery of supply chain activities ensuring compliance to both UKAEA and BEIS procedures and processes. You will be supporting a range of projects and programmes to better understand their supply chain capacity, challenges and opportunities.

If you enjoy working collaboratively with people at all levels of an organisation and you have excellent communication skills, we are keen to hear from you. If you have exceptional time management and strong organisation skills with good attention to detail as well as high analytical skills, then this vacancy might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Job Description

What will you be responsible for?

  • Providing support to the Procurement team for delivery of supply chain activities, enhancing and building on the solid foundations within our Supply Chain.
  • Working as part of the Procurement and Supply Chain Team, conducting analysis, creating and refining reports focusing on operational delivery
  • Coordinating and managing supply chain activities working closely with internal colleagues and external BEIS and industry stakeholders.
  • Monitoring Supply Chain capacity, capability, performance along with analysing and troubleshooting all of these elements.
  • Developing a risk management supply chain portfolio to ensure robust contingencies in place for critical items, developing risk mitigation plans.
  • Reviewing of ERP systems and connected applications to improve and enhance execution of supply chain processes.

Essential skills, experience and competence required

  • Knowledge of Public Sector Procurement Principles
  • Experience of Supply Chain Development
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards - or equivalent
  • Strong organisation skills with a problem-solving  and questioning attitude
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral and with people at all levels
  •  Good attention to detail and high analytical skills (analysing data and translating data into operational summaries)
  • Strong time management skills including the ability to prioritise the workload
Additional Information

What we offer

  • A competitive salary  
  • A culture committed to being fully inclusive, supported by a Being Inclusive Strategy and Inclusion Ambassadors 
  • An Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, with a full calendar of health and wellbeing initiatives 
  • Flexible working options including family friendly policies  
  • Emergency leave (paid) 
  • 30.5 days annual leave (including privilege days and 3 days between Christmas and New Year) increased with length of service 
  • Wide range of career development opportunities (e.g professional registration, internal promotions, coaching and mentoring programme)  
  • Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme  
  • Annual corporate bonus scheme  
  • Relocation allowance (if eligible) 

We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. Our dedicated Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Partner, with the support of our Inclusion Ambassadors, is actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. We are easily accessible by car and are a 10 minute walk from Culham Railway Station.  

We may close earlier than this date if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance – The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Type of Employment
Supply Chain
£33,297 to £35,520 (plus £5,000 if fully MCIPS qualified) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension
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