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Senior Supplier Relationship Manager - London

Senior Supplier Relationship Manager - London

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Jack Williams

  • Contact email:

    jack.williams@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    100000

  • Salary low:

    85000

  • Job ref:

    J12740_1555056821

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A FTSE100 banking organisation is looking for a London based Senior Supplier Relationship Manager to join a new and growing team, to manage contracts and relationships with suppliers post contract award. Whether it is governance, dispute resolution, renewals, cost saving or innovation, you'll need a good track record of strong stakeholder management, both internal and external.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and governance of a broad selection of suppliers, with an emphasis on technology.
  • Becoming a key partner to contract owners and the sourcing team (pre-contract) to align the strategic direction of the business.
  • Reducing the complexity of contracts and lessening risk
  • Working to segment new and existing suppliers
  • Producing cost savings

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Vendor and contract management experience (with a spend of €100m+)
  • Experience of stakeholder relationship management up to CxO level
  • Excellent strategic agility, critical thinking, communication and influencing skills
  • Familiarity with best practice vendor management frameworks (including performance management, relationship management, commercial management and risk management)
  • Strong business planning skills, coupled with an ability to drive change
  • Good understanding of IT & Tech
  • Team player, able to work in a virtual, global team in a matrix organisation
  • Strong contract drafting skills
  • Ability to identify problems, propose solutions and drive through to resolution
  • A flexible approach to work, in order to account for multiple time zone
  • Experience in commercial and relationship management of technology vendors is desirable.

For a confidential conversation, please call Jack Williams on 01483 213316.