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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Supply Chain

Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager, Aztec West, Bridgwater (Satellite Delivery Centre) or Hinkley Point C Site, Permanent, Competitive salary & benefits


Contract Type: Fully time, Permanent  
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (negotiable dependent upon experience)
Benefits: Excellent industry leading pension scheme (which can be increased further after 2 years), bonus and flexible benefits scheme (including a market leading electric vehicle salary sacrifice lease scheme).
Location: Aztec West, Bridgwater (Satellite Delivery Centre) or Hinkley Point C Site with some flexibility including currently working from home up to 3 days a week.
Closing date: 3rd October 2021 


A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 


The Opportunity


Are you a driven individual who is looking for a company and a team that will support your personal and professional development offering you the opportunity to grow and learn? Do you have a desire to work on the largest construction project in Europe with the opportunity to be commercially responsible for complex projects and contracts that may be up to £100m in value.


Why not consider working a part of one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK. At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes. 

We are currently looking for multiple experienced Commercial Managers / Quantity Surveyors to join our growing Supply Chain function. If you are a recent graduate with some Supply Chain experience, or an experienced Commercial Manager looking to develop your career further, we could have the right opportunity for you.


The Role

As a Commercial Manager on the HPC project, your responsibilities will include but won’t be limited to the below;


•    Ensuring all Principal Accountabilities for the contract commercial team are implemented in accordance with HPC commercial procedures.
•    Adopting the role of Intelligent Customer, ensuring that stakeholder expectations are met regarding commercial probity, value and that the supply chain is treated fairly and equitably.
•    Leading in the engagement with the supply chain based on collaborative working principles and applying the skills of supporting, coaching, enabling and facilitating team members through change; thereby building and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders.
•    Managing a key scope of work in the commercial management of contracts during the execution phase – including the management of change via Compensation Events. 
•    Overseeing contract commercial relationships. Work with collaborative behaviours in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation. Seeking to achieve equitable outcomes for all parties to facilitate early commercial close-out of contentious topics.
•    Consideration of the nuclear baseline and distribution of nuclear safety significant responsibilities within the team; ensuring people are aware of the needs of a strong nuclear safety culture.
•    Professional development of self and people within the team.
•    Responsibilities under the approved Supply Chain Policy managing contracts and being a direct interface with the supply chain to ensure an embedded nuclear safety culture; the right level of oversight, control and surveillance of contractor activities are set up in HPC and the supply chain.
•    Reporting and providing support to a Senior Commercial Manager or Supply Chain Lead including assessing the scope, duration and expected value of each of the Contracts against the Contract Authorised Sum (CAS) and defining the commercial requirements of a contract.
•    Providing commercial management of contracts during the execution phase (post award) to maximise operational and financial performance and minimise commercial risk.
•    Providing commercial management for the delivery of contract final account agreements (close­out). Commercial Managers must provide commercial support to the Project Manager in the effective delivery of the contract and ensure formal completion and closure of all the Project Contracts, identification and recording of commercial lessons Learnt.
•    Responsible for the delivery of the contract in accordance with HPC governance requirements; always operating in accordance with Integrated Management System (IMS) rules and procedures to ensure that contracts are administered within delegation of authority and the overall NNB governance/assurance regime. 

The Skills




•    Educated to Degree Level.
•    Demonstrate a proven track record of administering contracts to successful outcomes.
•    Good understanding of procurement, contract performance measurement, risk, change, and claim management.
•    Experience working within a regulated environment.




•    Member or progressing to membership of an applicable professional body. For example, RICS, CICES, IOB, CIPS, IACCM.
•    An understanding of the UK Nuclear Regulatory Framework.


Competitive Salary & Benefits

We offer a £40,000 - £50,000 per annum salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.   

Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  We’re happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity.


Why EDF?


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed. 

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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