Commercial

The commercial profession provides a service to the whole of Sellafield Ltd.

The commercial profession provides a service to the whole of Sellafield Ltd. As part of our support to achieve the Site’s strategic objectives, the Commercial Directorate places and manages supply chain contracts, with committed expenditure in excess of £1bn per annum.

Typical roles and responsibilities:

The Commercial/Supply Chain Directorate performs an integral part with regard to delivering projects and programmes; be it via strategic procurement activities, supplier relationship management or commercial contract management. Typical graduate roles consist of being part of a close knit commercial/QS team that provides assistance and support to not only the Commercial/Supply Chain Directorate but also the project team it forms part of.

Graduates receive daily on the job training, coaching and mentoring by experienced commercial colleagues that ensure they receive gradually increasing levels of responsibility. This includes assisting with the collation, drafting and organisation of tender documentation, drafting terms and conditions of contract, contract management, commercial governance, and liaising with/attending meetings with internal stakeholders/project functions (project management, technical, legal and safety), and the supply chain.

Progression possibilities:

Commercial graduates follow a structured graduate scheme that ensures they receive the experience and training necessary to commence and enhance their career progression through the Commercial/Supply Chain Directorate. Graduates will undertake professional training/qualifications aligned to either, the Charted Institute of Purchase and Supply (CIPS) to gain MCIPS or Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to gain MRICS Chartership.

Graduates are encouraged to produce and manage their own Development Plan that sets out training and further skills / knowledge required to assist them progressing through the company.

Suitable degree disciplines:

Business Related Degrees.
Quantity Surveying Degrees.
Law Related Degrees.
Accounting and Finance Degrees.

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