Apply now »
Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £40,000 - £50,000

Bristol, GB Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Supply Chain

Commercial Manager


Location: Aztec West, Bristol or Satellite Delivery Centre / HPC Site, Bridgwater. Flexible home and office working supported 
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Employment type: Permanent/ Full Time 
Closing date: 8th December 2022



Join EDF as a Commercial Manager and you’ll join one of the most exciting and ambitious 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 a number of Commercial Managers to join our growing Supply Chain function. We have opportunities for recent graduates, with some supply chain experience, or experienced Commercial Managers / Quantity Surveyors looking for that next step. Wherever you are in your career, we have a role to suit your skills and experience.

If you are looking for a company and a team that will support your personal and professional development, come and join us 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.


Pay, benefits and culture…


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.  

In your role, you can be based in Bristol or Bridgwater and flexible home and office working will be supported. 

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.  

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing…


•    Ensuring all principal accountabilties for the contract commercial team are implemented in accordance with HPC commercial procedures.
•    Leading in the engagement with the supply chain based on collaborative working principles; thereby building and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders.
•    Providing commercial management of contracts during the execution phase (post-award) to maximise operational and financial performance and minimise commercial risk.
•    Overseeing contract commercial relationships. Seeking to achieve equitable outcomes for all parties to facilitate early commercial close-out of contentious topics.
•    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.
•    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 for the delivery of contract final account agreements (close­out) and supporting Project Managers in the effective delivery of the contract including recording commercial lessons learnt.
•    Responsible for the procurement in accordance with HPC governance requirements; at all times operating in accordance with IMS rules and procedures
•    Administration of commercial management tools including, but not limited to, CEMAR and SAP.
•    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.
•    Developing with peers as part of a team and working with EDF members of the graduate and apprenticeship schemes.
•    Potential opportunity to lead a team and to mentor colleagues within supply chain including apprentices. 


Who you are…


Your background may include some of the following:

•    Degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject.
•    Effective Commercial Management skills and demonstrable ability to make sound decisions on matters of high financial value.
•    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 is desirable. For example, RICS, CICES, IOB, CIPS, IACCM, MCIPS. Please clearly demonstrate which applies to you throughout your application.
•    Effective negotiating, influencing and communication skills to command professional respect at all levels.
•    An understanding of the UK Nuclear Regulatory Framework is desirable.
•    Demonstrable knowledge of NEC & FIDIC contracts in the power construction industry and major projects with knowledge of UK Law and its impact upon the contract and commercial function is desirable.
•    Able to demonstrate a track record of working as part of a Project Management Team.


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.




Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Nuclear, Construction, Procurement, Operations, Energy, Engineering

Apply now »