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United Kingdom Regional Supply Chain Leader - Procurement

Date:  Nov 13, 2022


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 85951 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

The Regional Supply Chain (RSC) leader will be responsible for collaboration and  alignment of Supply Chain resources, processes and procedures to support the regional market sector businesses in growth, strategy development, proposal review and delivery execution within their assigned region. The RSC leader will report to the Regional Director and matrix to the Supply Chain organization. The RSC leader will obtain support from  BV Supply Chain Operations and communicate and coordinate the supply chain needs to the Supply Chain Leader, Supply Chain Resources leader, and Processes, Technology & Adoption (PTA) leadership.  The RSC leader will be responsible for identifying the key, critical materials & equipment required for all project types within the region, supplier identification, forecasting resources (for proposals and projects), and business performance.  This position is accountable for Supply Chain compliance and performance for their assigned region. 

Position has potential for Remote/hybrid working (Glasgow, London, Remote)



Key Responsibilities

  • Leads and establishes Supply Chain strategies to support the region and  its market prospects and projects.
  • Reviews and ensures development of budgets (equipment and material costs and job-hours) for Proposal and Project forecasts
  • Proposal development and planning, participation of Cost Review Boards and Project Review Boards
  • Monitors and is jointly accountable for project performance metrics and KPIs
  • Participate in project reviews and is a point of escalation for supplier issues resolution
  • Develops and maintains relationships with Key Critical Suppliers; obtains market trends.
  • Provides market feedback to the BV organization (via Market updates and other established communication channels). 
  • Identifies and coordinates Market specific training needs for the regional Supply Chain Organization
  • Collaborates and communicates with Global Supply Chain leader 
  • Communicates, knowledge sharing and work-sharing (as needed) with other Supply Chain Market and Regional Leaders 
  • Coordinates with Supply Chain Resource Leader and PTA Leader for staffing and training 
  • Collaborates with other regional operations counterparts on regional market strategy
  • Collaborates with clients to organize client-directed resources 

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications


  • BA or BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Human Resources Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred.  Equivalent experience can substitute for a degree.
  • Minimum of 15 years of people leadership and resource management experience.
  • Global experience managing distributed teams
  • Experience with managing vendors and teams within the UK, Europe and Middle East
  • Significant Supply Chain Industry experience, relevant to the assigned region.
  • Ability to manage executive level relationships

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 20 years of relevant experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Travel may be required.
Typical home/ office environment: Sitting/Standing/computer usage for extended periods of time. Speaking/Listening. Ability to utilize video/audio conferencing software for internal/external communication purposes.


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Global perspective
Cultivates innovation
Drives results
People Management
Optimizes work processes

Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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