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Aberdeen - Westhill, Leer, Zoetermeer

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Lead Subcontracts Specialist

We are Seaway7, leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing renewable energy to the world.

Due to continued expansion, an exciting opportunity has opened for a Lead Subcontracts Specialist to join our Supply Chain Management Group, in any of our main office locations.

The Supply Chain Management Group has the responsibility to develop SCM strategies and to engage the supply lines for designated materials and services. Comprehensive supply chain plans are at the basis of predictable project delivery.

We are looking for SCM professionals, in possession of significant construction industry experience, primarily in an offshore environment.

We particularly encourage people with the following background to apply for the role: Supply Chain Management, Legal / Contracts / Claims Management, Project / Commercial Management.


What you will be doing

A wide range of responsibilities, non-exhaustively listed below. 

  • Supply Chain Management plans and subcontract development & delivery.
  • Risk / opportunity management.
  • Human Resource planning.
  • Internal and external stakeholders management.
  • Direct negotiations with selected suppliers
  • Commercial analyses; normalization and bid evaluation. Incorporate technical evaluations from disciplines like Engineering, Planning, QHSE, Contracts / Legal, etc.
  • Participate in internal gate review meetings.
  • Bid summaries and recommendations for award.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Post performance evaluations.


What you will bring to the team

  • Bachelor level or equivalent in a technical, commercial or legal discipline
  • Significant experience in a project management role, ideally within the construction and or maritime industry.
  • Deep understanding of Supply Chain Management and Subcontracting processes
  • Great communicator and negotiator, with the ability to converse in English in both written and spoken word at a very high level.
  • Advanced user of contemporary software tools. SAP and Ariba experience would be beneficial
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to focus teams and the business.


What we can offer you

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.
  • Renewable Energy – working in an industry that creates a future to be proud of, for generations to come.


The next steps

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Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

To find out more about Seaway7, please visit our website.

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