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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Negotiable depending on experience

London, GB Flexible, GB

Career Area:  Finance, Trading & Risk

Senior Procurement & Contracts Specialist

Senior Procurement and Contracts Specialist IT

We’re looking for a subject matter expert to join the Supply Chain team to provide expert support and guidance to colleagues across the business on commercial and contractual matters relating to IT/Technology third party suppliers including software.

The Opportunity


As our Senior Procurement and Contracts Specialist in IT you’ll be at the forefront of maximising value for EDF in the UK through strategic supply chain management of third-party goods and services.


You’ll not only play a key role in the development and management of commercial contracts will also be instrumental in supporting pre-contract procurement activities.


Collaboration is at the heart of this position, and you’ll work closely with Supply Chain colleagues to ensure consistency and continuous improvement.

Pay, benefits and culture

Alongside a competitive salary and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives.

Your rewards package includes a choice of benefits, such as electric vehicle leasing, enhanced parental leave, health insurance, discounts and employee pricing.

Flexible working means you can work from home (if you wish) and we’ll provide a suite of IT equipment to ensure that you can work remotely comfortably and effectively.

Robin Joy, Senior Procurement and Contract Specialist, says ‘EDF is a great place for work, both professionally & for a balanced personnel life. Senior leadership at EDF are committed towards employee well-being and there are lot of opportunities to grow within the business. EDF has also sponsored for my CIPS studies, which is a great support I received from my employer’.

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


Create a dynamic pipeline of work, identifying requirements and craft Supply Chain strategy that aligns with our business objectives. You’ll drive this strategy forwards collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders across EDF to uncover synergies and achieve optimal value.


Manage your portfolio of suppliers, contracts and projects using your expertise to keep EDF at the forefront of contract negotiations and delivery. You’ll lead the way in ongoing contract management, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and generating measurable savings for EDF. Develop a robust third-party supplier base that aligns with our size and complexity effectively mitigating supplier risks.


Ensure alignment to health, safety, environment, and quality standards, you’ll play a vital role in managing relationships with suppliers and contractors. The challenges you may tackle will including understanding and mitigating risks, delivering goods and services within budget, and managing expectations effectively.


You’ll support in the ongoing review of Supply Chain practices and procedures including ad-hoc work to meet evolving demands.



Who you are

You’ll be a passionate and dynamic passionate procurement professional confident in your ability to provide support, challenge, and advise on strategic decisions related to crucial third-party providers, aligning with EDFs ambitions.


Your track record should include successfully awarding and developing contracts, coupled with a solid grasp of contract and commercial law. Proficiency in contract management, providing commercial solutions, and Supplier Relationship Management is a must.

You’ll thrive in an agile and flexible environment and be used to working with cross-functional teams whilst developing innovations and implementing your ideas!


Demonstrate your project expertise by getting involved in and leading strategic projects. Manage procurement processes seamlessly, from sourcing to documentation, evaluation, selection, tendering, negotiation, and awarding contracts for high-value multidiscipline projects.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 25th February
Location: Flexible with occasional travel into our London office

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

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