Supplier Assurance Officer

England Permanent
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities
  • Greenfield opportunity

About Our Client

Drax Group is a renewable energy company engaged in renewable power generation, the production of sustainable biomass and the sale of renewable electricity to businesses.

Job Description

You'll undertake the relevant due diligence and assurance activity on all Drax non-fuel suppliers globally, scoping and delivering high quality supplier assurance and audit reviews. Supporting supplier on-boarding checks, incident reviews and regular refreshes of checks within the pre-agreed time periods. Keeping up to date on regulatory changes and industry best practices. Develop and grow the non-fuel supply chain to support the future business strategy, supporting the aspiration to right- size the supply chain for Drax Group.
The supplier assurance role is accountable for maintaining an up-to-date record of all non-fuel suppliers. Including the provision of high quality risk reports, with guidance and recommendations, to enable senior business owners to make the most appropriate risk decisions relating to the use of suppliers. The role holder will also establish relationships with IT, Business Ethics, Security, HSE, Data, Sustainability and Legal to ensure suppliers are measured against the required standard for each functional area.
You'll work closely with the wider procurement team including Procurement Leads (UK & North America), Head of Procurement Performance and Head of Procurement as well as the Business Ethics team to enhance due diligence policy and ensure appropriate escalation of ethical due diligence findings

The Successful Applicant

You'll have hands on experience working in Supplier Assurance or a similar role such as Audit or Quality Assurance and have the ability to build solid working relationships with stakeholders, peers and senior leadership, with an ability to influence and persuade others.
Professional procurement/audit/quality qualifications eg CIPS/IQA or equivalent is desirable.
The role may be required travel to all Drax offices within the Group globally and various supplier facilities globally

What's on Offer

Drax is playing a vital role in helping change the way energy is generated, supplied, and used. To learn more about how we are enabling zero carbon, lower cost energy future, click here.

At Drax, we're at our best when we're proactive, committed, and reliable - and trust others to be the same, so we are open to discussing hybrid working so you can be where you need to be. 2-3 days per week will be onsite therefore you must be able to commute to one of our 4 offices.

Daniel Wood
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0384

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract type
Consultant name
Daniel Wood
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0384
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