Health and Safety Supply Chain Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom


Health and Safety Supply Chain Specialist


Sellafield Limited (SL) has identified the need for project and program management support to deliver 17 major construction projects associated with developing the infrastructure required for the reprocessing and making safe of nuclear waste material. CAPEX for the 20-year program is estimated at $6.5billion. The support SL requires is being procured through the selection of 4 Program and Project Partners (PPP) to form an integrated team for the 20-year programme duration. The PPP partnership will be comprised of: Integration (Lot 1), Engineering & Design (Lot 2), Civil Construction (Lot 3), Process Construction (Lot 4), and Sellafield. Each Partner has defined scope responsibility, and combined responsibility for delivering the Major Projects on time and budget.

The Role

To deliver the critical success factors and Sellafield’s business benefits, a series of high value complex Multi Project Procurement (MPP’s) framework agreements will be awarded to support projects over the next 18 years. The most important of these MPP’s are identified as Key Delivery Partners (KDP’s) which will provide the critical scopes required to deliver projects and the wider enterprise benefits.

PPP is seeking to appoint an Health and Safety Supply Chain Specialist to assist the MPP team, and wider PPP project procurement teams, from Expression Of Interest (EOI) stage through to final completion and closeout, including Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), Invitation To Tender (ITT), tender responses, creation and tracking of Health and Safety KPIs and assurance activities on site.

The position will be based in West Cumbria, although agile working arrangements are available.

The role will report to the PPP Services Health and Safety Manager but will be expected to interface with all disciplines in the MPP team and project personnel in order to successfully deliver the MPP’s.

Role Specific Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Qualifications and Experience:

• NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent

• Membership of IOSH, minimum GradIOSH

• Previous experience in contractor procurement

• Undertaking audits and assurance activities

• Gathering, analysing and reporting on key H&S data/statistics

Core Competencies:

• Professional approach coupled with strong interpersonal skills.

• Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Resourceful and well organised.

• Good IT skills: Microsoft Word, MS Excel, etc

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

• Broad Health and Safety knowledge.

• Experience of PQQ and ITT practices.

• Knowledge and use of PAS 91:2013+A1:2017 Construction prequalification questionnaires

• Knowledge and use of ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management

• Knowledge of principles, methods and practices related to procurement.

• Experience of strategic procurement practices.

Core Responsibilities and Duties

The role will require the successful candidate to provide health and safety support to the MPP team and wider PPP supply chain teams. This translates into writing relevant work package PQQ and ITT questions, scoring criteria, scoring PQQs and ITTs, responding to Tenderer queries, producing relevant health and safety KPIs, monitoring KPIs over the length of the contract, to undertake assurance activities against statutory and procedural requirements, integrating with the other technical disciples, MPP team, wider project teams and wider PPP / Sellafield Ltd Health and Safety teams. The specifics of the role are as follows:

Strategy and Performance Management:

• Support the MPP Project Manager and work package managers in the development and implementation of the Supply Chain Strategy and work package strategies.

• Establishment and management of key supply chain KPI’s and data gathering.

Day-to-day Management:

• Communicate with the MPP project team and wider PPP/SL teams to provide health and safety input into the procurements process, including PQQs, ITTs, tender responses, creation and tracking of KPIs, undertake assurance activities against statutory and procedural requirements

• Communicate with ADT EHSS&Q teams to receive feedback on contractor performance and determine the level of assurance based on the level of risk.

Vendor Management:

• Work with the MPP team to keep the centralised vendor registration portal up to date with relevant health and safety requirements.

• Support the MPP project manager and package managers with supplier queries.

• Develop health and safety PQQ and ITT questions and scoring criteria.

• Score health and safety PQQ and ITT questions.

• Develop and track health and safety KPIs.

• Monitor and report on supplier health and safety performance and facilitate health and safety performance reviews with stakeholders in order to assess value and quality of supplier services / products and inform decision-making on future collaborations.

Data Analytics & Reporting:

• Input health and safety information into the central data analytics function.

• Identify key health and safety supply chain trends and integrate them into the MPP and work package strategies

Quality Assurance:

• Maintain and regularly review supply chain Health and Safety policies, procedures, processes and templates.

• Ensure supply chain function compliance with SL and PPP Health and Safety procedures within PPP Supply Chain Services and support Project Procurement teams.

Relationship Management:

• Establish and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders to ensure engagement in all activities and support for MPPs.

EHSSQ (Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality):

• Work with the EHSSQ disciplines within the ADT and MPP team, wider PPP and SL to ensure a collaborative and consistent approach.

• Communicate with ADT EHSS&Q teams to receive feedback on contractor performance and determine the level of assurance based on the level of risk.

Continuous Improvement:

• Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of all processes and practices taking into account ‘international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.

Ad-hoc Requests:

• Perform any other related duties or assignments as directed.

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