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Supplier Relationship Manager (£55k)

Supplier Relationship Manager (£55k)

  • Location

    Worthing, West Sussex

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive package

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    Brad Mills

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Are you a Supplier Relationship Manager capable of driving the performance and delivery of a portfolio of business critical suppliers covering both the breadth of the Indirect supplier space? Our client, a market leading Utility Organisation, has created this new role to compliment the continued growth of their group SRM capability.

The jobholder will be responsible for managing the Supplier Relationships, Performance and Delivery across the portfolio of Indirect suppliers, designing and implementing KPI's & SLA's, in turn delivering performance and efficiency across the group.

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. Also, it is expected that the jobholder help to implement a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, ensuring 3rd party suppliers contribute and deliver in line with the organisations CSR agenda.

The role will encompass the development of all appropriate policies and disciplines as well as establishing key relationships across the business and driving commercial benefit for the organisation. Your goal is to deliver a confidential, responsive and efficient supplier management service to the business.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable Indirect Supplier Relationship Management experience

- Deep expertise in Supplier, Vendor or Contract Management - specific to Indirect categories

- Ability to design and implement appropriate performance measures (SLA's / KPI's)

- Commercially astute with an ability to conduct in life contract negotiations

- Collaborative and persuasive; able to influence executives and non-executives

- Degree and MCIPS qualified