Senior SCM Specialist

Join Seaway7 Norway AS as a Senior SCM Specialist in Oslo. Contribute to offshore wind projects and renewable energy. Exciting opportunity in Supply Chain Management Group.

Oslo, Norway  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   20 days ago

We are Seaway7, leaders in the delivery of 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 Senior SCM Specialist to join our Supply Chain Management Group, in our office in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands.

The Supply Chain Management Group has the responsibility for all procurement activities across Seaway7 particularly for all our Offshore Wind Projects.

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

What you will be doing

The candidate will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of roles and responsibilities, some of which are listed below. However this is not an exhaustive list as this is a highly varied role:

  • Develop and deliver Supply Chain Management plans, comprising of a significant number of large dollar work packages. Associated risk / opportunity management and manpower planning may be part of the role.
  • Working closely with all internal and external stakeholders to collect all information required to engage relevant supply lines efficiently and economically.
  • Define SCM strategy in co-operation with internal stakeholders and internal disciplines.
  • Direct negotiations with selected suppliers; always aiming to find the best deal for Seaway7 in a timely fashion.
  • Perform commercial analyses; normalise and evaluate bids received. Incorporate technical evaluations from disciplines like Engineering, Planning, QHSE, Contracts / Legal, etc.
  • Participate in internal gate review meetings
  • Finalise bid summaries and make recommendations to internal stakeholders.
  • Supplier relationship management: schedule meetings with regular suppliers to manage expectations and align business interests.
  • Initiate and participate in supplier performance evaluations and populate lessons learned reports.

What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills and experience, powering us to be leaders in offshore wind.

  • Degree qualified at Bachelor level or equivalent in a technical, commercial or legal discipline
  • Experience working in a project management role, ideally within the energy industry, with a strong involvement in SCM processes
  • A genuine communicator and negotiator, with the ability to converse in English in both written and spoken word at a very high level. Being proficient in other languages is a significant advantage.
  • An advanced user in Microsoft Office and SAP, ideally in Ariba
  • Have proven leadership skills and the ability to develop, motivate and collaborate effectively with teams and individuals across 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.
  • International Projects – working in an industry that creates a future to be proud of, for generations to come

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About the role

May 24, 2024

Full Time


Nov 16, 2024


Oslo, Norway

Mid-Senior level


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