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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Starting from £47,000 + Excellent benefits

London, GB

Career Area:  Supply Chain

Senior Commercial Contracts Specialist

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

Working hours: Full time 
Location: Flexible - a choice of blended or remote working with travel to the office as and when required
Salary: Starting from £47,000 + excellent benefits 

The Opportunity

Here at EDF (UK) we have an exciting opportunity to join our Supply Chain department as a Senior Commercial Contracts Specialist. The role will be supporting development and management of commercial contracts post contract award and supporting procurement activity pre-contract award.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate commercial contracts professional to be a Business Partner primarily to the Customer Operations function by supporting, challenging and advising on strategic and commercial decision-making related to third-party providers to support EDF Energy’s ambitions. 

You will be instrumental in leading contract negotiation and supporting ongoing contract delivery throughout the contract lifecycle. 

You will act as a subject matter expert for the business and other Supply Chain colleagues on commercial and contractual matters relating to 3rd party supplier contracts.

This role will require someone who is commercially astute and able to adapt quickly to a dynamic environment.

Our teams are set up to work flexibly, therefore if you are in a position to travel to an office when required to collaborate with your team and stakeholders you can be based anywhere in the UK. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.


The Role & Skills

This role will suit you if you thrive in an environment where you can be flexible, enjoy exploring different approaches and thinking on your feet. You will be confident in contract management and providing commercial solutions, as well as being experienced in Supplier Relationship Management.

This role will require someone who is commercially astute and able to adapt quickly to a dynamic environment.

We need you to be able to demonstrate success in the development and delivery of successful Supply Chain strategies and implementing contractual arrangements.

If you’re highly numerate and able to conduct financial analysis, have experience of forming, drafting, negotiating and maintaining strategic commercial relationships, and you understand the efficiency metrics and commercial models of commercial contracts, we’d love to speak to you. 

Strong understanding of contract and commercial law and sound understanding of contractual terms and conditions will be essential. 

A full JD is available, should you wish to see it, you can email

Competitive Salary & Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive starting salary of £48,000, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 


Job Segment: Purchasing, Supply, Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance, Operations

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