David Ward

Associate Director - Sustainability (UK)

+44 (0)7761 800201

Renewable Energy

Supply Chain & Procurement Manager




Climate17 are delighted to be representing a growing and reputable energy optimisation company who specialise in flexible energy management. They are looking to add a Procurement and Supply Chain manager to their ranks.
The Procurement and Supply Chain Manager will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of materials and services required for the development and operation of renewable energy projects.

Role Summary:
The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing our clients' procurement and supply chain processes.

  • Strategic Sourcing - Develop and implement strategic procurement plans aligned with the company's goals and renewable energy projects. Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiate contracts, and establish strong relationships with key vendors.
  • Supply Chain Management - Oversee end-to-end supply chain activities, from procurement to delivery, ensuring efficiency and reliability. Monitor and optimize inventory levels to minimize holding costs while maintaining sufficient stock for project requirements.
  • Contract Management - Draft, review, and negotiate contracts with suppliers, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Monitor contract performance and take corrective action as needed to ensure adherence to terms and conditions.
  • Cost Management - Implement cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality or project timelines. Conduct regular cost analysis and identify opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Risk Mitigation - Identify potential risks in the supply chain and develop strategies to mitigate disruptions. Implement risk management practices to ensure the continuity of the supply chain.
  • Collaboration - Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and ensure timely delivery of materials and services. Foster effective communication and collaboration between internal teams and external suppliers.
  • Compliance - Stay abreast of relevant laws and regulations related to procurement and supply chain management. Ensure compliance with environmental, social, and ethical standards in the supply chain.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, or a related field
  • MCIPS qualified.
  • Proven experience as a Procurement and Supply Chain Manager in the renewable energy or related industry.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices and supply chain management.
  • Familiarity with renewable energy technologies and the associated supply chain requirements.
  • Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions to drive cost-effective solutions.

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.
Inclusive Application Process
Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.
If you require additional support, equipment or resources in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.

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