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Supply Chain Governance Specialist

Gloucestershire, Gloucester
Up to £23.25 per hour
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Our client, one of the UK's leading energy providers, is looking for a Supply Chain Governance Specialist to be Part of the Governance team at Gloucester business park.


  • Support the development and implementation of the Generation Supply Chain Governance Strategy
  • Support the development, implementation, and promotion of functional improvement activities
  • Collation, publication, and distribution of functional key performance information
  • Support the business in applying the supplier pre-qualification standards, vendor database management standards and administering the vendor database
  • Maintain appropriate level of external supplier contact to undertake responsibilities effectively and liaison with Supply Chain Management to ensure business and operational support
  • Communicate with key stakeholders across the Generation business
  • Participate in fleet wide peer groups
  • Support delivery of Supply Chain related training and development
  • Provide guidance on the effective use of Supply Chain processes across the Generation business
  • Ensure governance is applied throughout all aspects of the Supply Chain processes to deliver safety, quality, and commercial objectives
  • Interaction with, and contribution to EDF Energy wide Supply Chain related matters

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • HNC
  • Progressing towards MCIPs
  • Experience within a Supply Chain related role
  • Precious experience of good stakeholder management
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and present it others using IT systems e.g., PowerPoint, excel, word etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication, influencing, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to promote effective teamwork

Key Competencies:

Leadership Competency

Safety - Safety is EDF Energy's Number 1 priority; we must therefore always act in a safe, responsible manner. Whilst Safety is not a behavioural competence, it must underpin everything we do and the behavioural competency statements within this document should be read with this in mind:

  • Business Acumen: - Demonstrates knowledge of internal business and external marketplace.
  • Challenge and Change: - Record of achievement in delivering change in systems or working practice within Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Making: - Leads by example to ensure best practice sharing for operational improvement
  • Leadership Values: - Demonstrates effective leadership values and styles in achieving personal and corporate goals.
  • Building Relationships: - Builds effective relationships and team working at all levels both within Supply Chain, with other departments and with suppliers and contractors and encouraging cross functional/ company working
  • Leading through Teamwork: - Able to promote effective teamwork through facilitating improvement
  • change
  • Open Communication: - Ability to communicate at all levels within the business, both to staff, colleagues in other departments and to supplier staff to build effective working relationships
  • Developing Self and Others: - Actively pursues personal and professional advancement and supports the development of others through personal / team performance improvement.
  • Achievement Orientation: - Displays significant drive for personal, departmental and company goals.

Technical Competency

  • Broad knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management, policies and process
  • Understanding of good governance arrangements
  • High volume data management, production and interpretation
  • Awareness of safety and quality principles

Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of Company Acquire Goods & Services processes
  • Good analytical and reporting skills including identification of trends and causes
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Human Performance
  • Health & Safety and quality principles
  • Microsoft Office especially Excel, word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience of CAP / OPEX and their application to improvement planning

Please note, if successful you will be employed by Manpower working on a temporary ongoing basis until December 2024 with scope for extension. Our client is operating a Hybrid working model, therefore the need to be onsite several days a week is essential but there is scope to WFH.

Key Benefits working with Manpower:

  • 36 days holiday accrual (pro-rata) including bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to client facilities onsite
  • Access to Manpower's online training platform 'power YOU', giving you access to hundreds of online training courses
  • Opportunity to be selected for additional upskilling and career support through Manpower's My Path programme
  • Dedicated Manpower Account Specialist to provide support during your assignment

If successful, you will be employed by Manpower working on a temporary assignment at our client's site and will need to undergo BPSS checks as well as a drug & alcohol test.

Unfortunately, due to the number of CVs received we are unable to contact everyone in person. If you have not heard from Manpower within 15 business days of submitting your application, unfortunately, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.


As the nation’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF are looking for sharp minds to join the team and help shape the UK’s energy future.

They aim to become the best, most trusted energy supplier for their customers, through trust, transparency and teamwork. That’s why they have developed a working environment where you can perform at your best; where you’re empowered with the skills and opportunities to achieve great things.

Don’t just take it from us – take a look at what this Manpower employee thinks about working onsite at EDF in Hove:

“Working with Manpower at EDF has been a fantastic experience. I’ve worked in three assignments here, and found them all interesting and varied. EDF is a great company and the Manpower team are always really supportive and helpful” – Kevin, Customer Service Advisor

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