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Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF Frankfurt, DE, 60489 London, GB, EC4N 7AR Dagenham, GB, RM10 7XS

Date:  6 Sep 2023
Category:  Services & Support

Senior Supply Chain Manager Construction (General Contracts) (m/f/d)

The Senior Supply Chain Manager Construction/ General Contracts assumes full procurement responsibility for significant new build and in life projects in line with the company’s processes and procedures. 


Your responsibilities

  • Assume full ownership across EMEA of all major general contracts including sourcing, tendering, contracting, managing costs & timely delivery up to closing out the contract 
  • Actively manage respective (internal and external) procurement resources and issues across projects 
  • Provide full procurement support at pre-contract stage
  • Contribute to the definition of the sourcing/ procurement strategy (e.g. GC vs. subcontracts, OFCI vs. CFCI etc.) in alignment with key stakeholders 
  • Work closely with and across the supply chain to ensure efficient and cost-effective procurement 
  • Ensure all necessary general contract/ subcontract notices are prepared accurately and issued on time, authorise subcontract instructions and that robust subcontract change control procedures are in place.
  • Liaise across the project team to promote a clear understanding of the contractual relationships between the various parties and stakeholders, and to mitigate risks
  • Establish and maintain accurate and robust budgets, reports and forecasts 
  • Monitor resources and costs to ensure that the projects meet or exceed agreed budget targets 
  • Identify contractual and supply chain risks and ensure that they are mitigated accordingly 
  • Ensure compliance with company rules, procedures, approvals and other regulations 
  • Manage the commercial close out of projects from procurement point of view including settlement of all suppliers including variations, claims and any disputes and ensure appropriate records and information are kept and archived 

Your profile

  • Proven experience working in a similar role in the data center industry or critical environment is essential. 
  • Solid expertise on procurement processes, negotiations skills, very sound contractual expertise (FIDIC, JCT, VOB etc.)
  • Customer focused and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. 
  • Excellent organisation with strong time management skills. 
  • Ability to maintain own continual professional development. 
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools such as Microsoft Office suite, SharePoint, Microsoft Project, ERP systems (SAP), procurement tools (Coupa) etc.
  • Flexibility to travel to other locations as required at short notice 
  • Attention to detail, problem solving attitude
  • Written and oral communication
  • Profound contracting and procurement contract management expertise and experience
  • Excellent project management and negotiation skills.
  • High resilience and assertiveness

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 900 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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