Position Title: Supply Chain Manager

Company: Atkins

Location: Belfast, UK

Job Description

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients’ problems head-on. It’s a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we’re here to support you.

Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. Talk to us about what’s ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you’re returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.


  • Manage sourcing the process and running effective competitions amongst selected suppliers.
  • Manage effective evaluations of proposals.
  • Lead contractual negotiations.
  • Support Project Managers in supplier management and performance.
  • Set direction for development of new or improved policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective communications with suppliers during opportunities and more in general as part of the pro-active management of the provider network.
  • Manage supplier events and other targeted supplier feedback opportunities as appropriate.


  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing & supplier management processes and principles.
  • A good understanding of the project lifecycle.
  • Able to interpret and communicate customer requirements.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Experience of managing business risks and opportunities.
  • Good communication skills at all levels; both written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Experience with data analysis.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills.

About Atkins

On July 3, 2017, Atkins was acquired by SNC-Lavalin. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global, fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. The combined entity of Atkins and SNC-Lavalin has created one of the largest global engineering and project management consultancies with approximately 50,000 employees and operating across 50 countries.