Wind Turbine Procurement Advisor

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameKerryn Bland

Job description

​Job title: Wind Turbine Procurement Advisor

Location: England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

TGRC has partnered with an international integrated energy company that delivers solutions to customers in 70 countries in the world. They are seeking a Wind Turbine Category Procurement Advisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the engagement of emergent market sector supply chains, developing and deepening our sector understanding of market dynamics, pressures, and vulnerabilities in the space of onshore renewable global markets.

  • Develop a solid understanding of the Wind Turbine Market including knowledge of the competitive landscape (OEMs, sub-contractors, developers, competitors) of the full supply chain. Share insight into upstream raw material producers through to downstream operational and maintenance markets.

  • Develop insight into the global and local supply bases and identify pioneering suppliers that can bring innovation and value to future bp portfolio challenges.

  • Demonstrate understanding of contracting models with the balance of plant contractors to develop strategies that benefit major projects over the longer term.

  • Work with collaborators to understand future demand portfolios, group strategy and technology developments to drive value and competitiveness in our supply chain.

  • Develop and evaluate robust contracting & commercial strategies that support supply chain availability for portfolio projects from early option screening, through economic assessment, conceptual development, delivery, and start-up.

  • Developing and executing, innovative and strategic contracting and partnership models including long-term alliances with suppliers and potentially M&A or investment opportunities, particularly with strategic suppliers such as turbine OEMs

  • Develop standard work processes that support early-stage project viability evaluations, identifying material supply chain risks and opportunities that support project progression.

  • Support technology selection and development through supplier collaboration efforts in the Renewables and low-carbon sector

  • Lead end-to-end delivery of required sourcing activity and handle 3rd party spending for wind and solar supply chain, in support of LCE projects, collaborating with various teams to ensure compliant and efficient delivery

  • Act as contract management lead for global supplier relationship management, and post-award performance management of key wind and solar frameworks.

  • Build effective and collaborative relationships with collaborators to promote a responsive and agile way of working that best enables systematic procurement process applications.

  • Ensure continuous improvement and knowledge sharing.


The Procurement Advisor role is key to providing timely and effective supply chain support, market intelligence and supply chain risk assessment, leading supplier engagement, and determining effective contracting and strategy development. The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:

  • Genuine passion for developing novel and dynamic renewable and resilient low-carbon energy supply chain solutions

  • Extensive wind and solar category management experience in renewables or closely related area

  • Knowledge and expertise in wind and solar supply contracts

  • Existing understanding of the renewables (Hydrogen, CCUS and Biofuels) market

  • A commercial approach and analytical skills

  • Experience with P2P systems, including operational procurement

  • Ability to work in an agile way as a part of multi-disciplinary teams

  • Professional PSCM qualification (MCIPS, CPM, CPSM) or equivalent - Desirable