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IT Supplier Relationship Manager - £60k

IT Supplier Relationship Manager - £60k

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Molly Sarfas

  • Contact email:

    molly.sarfas@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    60000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    J12441_1549474374

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you a supplier relationship manager capable of driving the performance and delivery of a portfolio of business critical suppliers within the IT, Technology and Digital space? Our client, a market leading FTSE 100, seek to recruit an IT Supplier Manager following continued growth of their SRM capability during a period of significant business transformation!

Role:

  • The jobholder will be responsible for managing Supplier Relationships, Performance and Delivery across a portfolio of business critical IT, Technology and Digital suppliers, designing and implementing KPI's & SLA's, in turn driving performance and efficiency across the group, whilst supporting in-life cost reduction programmes
  • Further to the day to day responsibilities, the jobholder will be involved in the development of SRM tools and methodology within a relatively 'Greenfield' environment.
  • The jobholder will provide coaching and mentoring to key IT stakeholders, acting in a "Centre of Excellence" capacity, helping to ensure that the broader portfolio of IT suppliers are managed in line with the newly defined SRM Policy and Framework
  • Also, it is expected that the jobholder help to implement appropriate Supplier Risk frameworks

Experience:

The jobholder will demonstrable Supplier Relationship Management experience, gained within a traditional Procurement or Supplier Management function.

  • Skilled in supplier performance and relationship management - with demonstrable experience of managing IT & Technology suppliers
  • Ideally demonstrates some experience of managing relationships with high-profile Software and Cloud Vendors (i.e. Microsoft)
  • Experience of supporting the design and implementation of a new SRM framework
  • Some experience of providing coaching and mentoring - helping stakeholders manage supplier performance in line with 'best practice'
  • Degree qualified