Company: Wood
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Tucker, Georgia, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager. Due to t he scope of the position the successful candidate will be required to work in our Tucker, GA Office. Local candidates preferred.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership and management of a deployed supply chain project team providing all aspects of supply chain management including materials management, warehousing, expediting, procurement, subcontracts, negotiation and reporting.

Key aspects of the role include the direction and management of the supply chain activities for a specific project. The administration and supervision of assigned supply chain personnel working within the project. Ensuring the competence and performance of all assigned supply chain personnel within their role.

Clear understanding of the client's head contract requirements including Wood responsibilities and incorporates those into appropriate project supply chain strategies, plans, procedures and terms and conditions. Understand and manage threats to the commercial position of Wood and Client, and develop plans to mitigate commercial risks. Has strong knowledge of commercial terms and conditions, interfaces with Wood legal/commercial experts and can initiate/discuss adaptations in order to reach a robust commercial agreement.

Regularly monitors and reports progress of all project procurement activities. Ensures team regularly update reports/systems with required information to allow accurate reporting, and escalates any critical issues and risks to project management.

Skills / Qualifications

Educated to ISCED Level 6 (Bachelor Degree or Equivalent) in business studies, law, engineering, supply chain or similar discipline/ CIPS qualified or industry equivalent.

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Minimum 12 years' SC experience demonstrating results and progression to a similar management position
  • Subcontract Agreements and Framework Agreements
  • Industry forms of Subcontract
  • Complex Tactical Procurement
  • Logistics and Materials Management
  • ERP systems
  • Client contract requirements
  • Supply Chain Principles and techniques

  • Experience of:
  • Leadership, motivation and development of teams and individuals
  • Negotiating complex agreements
  • Dispute and claim resolution
  • Implementation of project supply chain processes and procedures
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Experience in audit and assurance
  • Leading complex tender activities through to completion
  • Mobilisation of supply chain post contract award

  • Personal attributes:
  • Excellent communication skills, written, oral and presentation
  • Maintains a strong network both within and outside of supply chain department
  • Positively maintain relationships with suppliers, clients and other disciplines
  • Strategic thinker contributing to the management and improvement of the overall project
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic proactive attitude providing inspiring leadership

  • Ability to:
  • Work as part of project management team
  • Lead, manage, motivate and develop teams and individuals in a pressurised environment
  • Identify efficiency, process and tool improvement opportunities and successfully drive through change


  • Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

    Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.