Supplier Relationship ManagerProcurement & Supply Chain
We are working with a leading housing partnership, with a centralised Procurement function that manages over £500m worth of Indirect spend.
As a newly appointed Supplier Relationship Manager, you will report in to the Director of Procurement, supporting them to create organisational excellence in supplier relationship and contract management for the whole organisation.
You will be expected to:
- to lead the design, development and implementation of governance and reporting in relation to supplier relationship and contract management,
- to lead the design, development and implementation of appropriate user training in relation to supplier relationship and contract management,
- to lead the design, development and implementation of reporting in relation to supplier performance and the impact on customer satisfaction,
- to lead the design, development and implementation of new supplier onboarding processes,
- to lead the design, development and implementation of supplier demobilisation and mobilisation processes,
- review and report on contract leakage,
- to meet customer requirements by demonstrating best value for money and excellent customer service, through compliance with category priorities and improved supplier performance,
- engage with senior level stakeholders to support and drive the strategic direction of the organisation,
- ensure compliance to appropriate procurement regulations, other relevant legislation and internal financial procedures.
To be considered for this role, you must have the following:
- Senior specialist commercial / industry experience in purchasing and supply in a senior management role.
- Significant experience & understanding and application of SRM methodologies.
- Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience.
- Significant and advanced procurement and SRM knowledge comprising: advanced negotiation skills, knowledge of strategic sourcing methodologies, knowledge of supply chain theory, persuading and influencing and interpersonal skills, contract law and dispute resolution, statistical and data analysis skills, knowledge of market areas related to specific work categories, finance and leasing knowledge, business development and marketing plans, business accounting.
- Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Code of Ethics.
- EC Procurement Directives – implements and monitors policies and procedures relating to European law.
Posted On: May 15, 2019