CEMAR Administrator

Recruiter
AWE
Location
Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
30 May 2018
Closes
29 Jun 2018
Ref
R3401
Contact
AWE
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This position is to provide specialist support to the Supply Chain function across processes, systems, supplier management, governance and reporting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support and contribute to reviews of SCM processes and systems and provide user training if required
  • Manage and maintain SCM data e.g. electronic purchasing system, contractual/Supplier records and/or document libraries
  • Provision of both standard and bespoke business reports in accordance with the functional governance schedule or as required by line/task Manager
  • Maintain and provide updates on CEMAR activities/actions
  • Effectively translate CEMAR outputs into forms and reports that are readily understood and that drive good collaborative and effective contract management behaviours
  • Maintain and provide updates on CEMAR activities/actions
  • Effectively translate CEMAR outputs into forms and reports that are readily understood and
    that drive good collaborative and effective contract management behaviours
  • Report CEMAR performance statistics and develop informative reporting templates to inform
    team performance
  • Act as gatekeeper and custodian of all contractual documents, ensuring the issue in line
    with document control procedures and the storage of NEC documents
  • Ensure a structured approach is in place to enable adequate contract management and
    administration across AWE's internal supply chain
  • Ensuring Supply Chain processes, tools and systems are understood and adhered to
  • Working with key stakeholders to ensure the speedy resolution of queries
  • Supporting change and championing best practice to promote the SCM function
  • Consistently demonstrating positive behaviours in line with the company's environmental, sustainability, safety, health, security, quality and ethics standards
  • Other duties as reasonably required by line and/or task management

Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Accuracy in data entry and attention to detail
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Able to develop constructive relationships
  • Proactive approach, tackles issues before they become problems
  • Contract account management
  • Contract control systems e.g. CEMAR or document management workflows
  • Able to articulate and demonstrate a clear understanding of the processes and governance for
  • competitive tendering
  • Managing conflicting priorities
  • User of electronic purchasing systems e.g Oracle and information management tools
  • Able to adapt method of communicating to a range of stakeholders
  • Preference for working in a highly regulated, compliance-driven environment
  • Proactive approach, tackles issues before they become problems

Experience

  • Building relationships
  • Working in a team
  • Delivering objectives on time, in full
  • Planning and prioritising
  • Demonstrable understanding of contract management processes and commercial negotiation of
  • engineering and construction contracts using NEC
  • Setting up and mobilising NEC contracts
  • Soliciting and managing competitive tenders (management and issue of tender packs to
  • tenderers, tracking queries, managing responses etc) through to contract award
  • Working within defined processes and procedures
  • Working within a procurement function
  • Working in a customer service and/or highly regulated environment
  • Providing training in the use of systems and/or processes
  • Data analysis, working with spreadsheets
  • Advanced user of an NEC contract management system/tool e.g CEMAR
  • Technical and practical application of NEC contract management preferred
  • Using an e-tendering tool e.g Award, CompeteFor

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities.