OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...View Company Profile
Location: Hub based! Bristol, London or Glasgow
But you have the flexibility to work wherever suits you best
Salary banding: £70,000 - £85,000
Working pattern: Full-Time
Reporting to: Rob Skidmore, Director of Procurement & Supplier Management
Sponsorship: Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.
This role in 3 words: Engaging, Ownership, Commercial
Top 3 qualities for this role: Change agent, Communication, Results driven
In the words of the team, you should leave your current role for this one because….
OVO offers an outstanding work environment, prioritizing the well-being of its employees and encouraging them to excel. OVO has earned prestigious recognition, including the "Best Place to Work for Women" and a spot in the Sunday Times' Top 10 Best Places to Work.
The Procurement & SM team are on a really exciting journey and it's not every day you get the ability to actively participate in a Procurement transformation! OVO felt like home to me after just 2 weeks and I put that down to having such a great team around me
Everyone belongs at OVO
At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That's why we need diverse people from all gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us.
Teamworking for the planet
Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you’ll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen. Here’s how:
You’ll be working within OVO’s Procurement & Supplier Management Team which sits within the Finance area, with a directive to drive value from the supplier ecosystem.
Buying goods or services is a crucial part of OVO’s business. It enables us to deliver a whole range of products to our customers from marketing campaigns, smart meters and everything in between. Our suppliers have a huge impact on the planet, so we have some extraordinary sustainability goals also.
This role in a nutshell:
Outsourcing providers are a key part of OVOs supplier Ecosystem and will have a significant and meaningful role in supporting OVO to meet our goals, including Plan Zero. We are looking for someone phenomenal to own these key relationships, bringing experience of the supplier landscape and innovative commercial models.
The successful candidate will manage, mentor and strengthen a team that will be seen as a strategic enabler within OVO.
Your key outcomes will be:
Within your first 3 months you’ll:
Systems: Workday and Workday Strategic Sourcing
You’ll be a successful Senior Commercial Manager - Outsourcing at OVO if you…
You won’t like this role if you…
Let’s talk about what’s in it for you
We’ll pay you between £70,000 and £85,000, depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us!
We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission.
You’ll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal.
We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO…and there’s flex pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.
Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:
For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).
For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more
For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more
For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations
For your home
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers
For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.
For your Belonging
To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other’s experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people - so when you join OVO, you can play a part - big or small - with any of the Networks. It's up to you.
Oh, and one last thing...
We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you! If you have any additional requirements, there’s a space to let us know on the application form; we want to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible..