Jul 10, 2021
North Acton, London W3, UK
Salary Details: Competitive
The Supply Chain Manager – Sustainability, will support the Lead Supply Chain Manager in delivering sustainable, ethical, social value and inclusivity improvements across the Skanska/Costain/STRABAG (SCS JV) supply chain in accordance with the principles of ISO 20400.
The holder of the role will be responsible for delivering and further developing on existing frameworks to evaluate and meaningfully engage with subcontractors in terms of environmental & social sustainability. The Supply Chain Manager – Sustainability, will also look into opportunities for improvement in the systems and platforms used for sustainability management in the supply chain and collaborate with the HS2 supply chain hub.
* Forge strong relationships with the supply chain through supplier and other relevant stakeholders engagement. * Support the Lead Supply Chain Manager by enhancing processes and championing lean thinking throughout the supply chain and sustainable procurement strategy. * Deliver an improvement in supplier sustainability performance through the implementation of an assessment framework for SCS subcontractors. * Coordinate with the rest of the procurement team to ensure sustainability aspects are incorporated appropriately into the SCS tenders and contracts including performance KPIs. * Maintain collaborative relationships with the supply chain, HS2 SCM hub and NGOs such as the Supply Chain Sustainability School as well as attend relevant HS2 working groups on supply chain management. * Lead supplier sustainability forums in sharing best practice and upskilling the supply chain. * Support the supplier development strategy and lead on elements of its implementation. * Support the Lead Supply Chain Manager in the development of the sustainable procurement strategy and policy * Create a comprehensive bank of information of the sustainable supply chain activities and performance – case studies, reporting, data. * Provide support to sustainability initiatives within SCS on carbon reduction, waste management, air quality, biodiversity, circular economy etc. from the supply chain management and monitoring perspective. * Seek opportunities, understand, and encourage the use of alternate sourcing methods/routes to enhance end2end value. * Liaise with the internal stakeholders to manage the risks of Modern Slavery in the SCS supply chain. * Act as SCS’s key contact with the Supply Chain Sustainability School by utilising their resources on the project.The Ideal Candidate
* Good knowledge and practical experience of developing, implementing, maintaining and improving supplier relationships, performance and sustainability assurance. * Excellent understanding of of sustainable procurement (ISO 20400). * Strong interpersonal skills and robust appreciation of relationship management. * Collaborative skills and a willingness to work towards MICW (Institute of Collaborative Working) accreditation. * Achieved or working towards MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply) accreditation. * Conversant with key environmental & social sustainability considerations and keen to drive those in the supply chain. * Self-motivated with the ability to work proactively using own initiative. * Business acumen and good understanding of the construction market. * Flair for finding efficiencies, lean solutions and championing integration of processes/systems/ disciplines, as appropriate. * Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to work accurately in a busy and demanding environment.About The Company
The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high-speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high-speed services
The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contract. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.
You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).
Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.
HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity. Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.
It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House, and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status