Supplier Relationship Manager

West Sussex
GBP38000.00 - GBP52000.00 per annum +
25 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Richard Johnson
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A Supplier Relationship Manager job based in Sussex at a services company paying up to £52,000 plus benefits

Your new company
Your company is an exciting, growing employer with a great well-known brand. This company values strong personalities, and really wants their people to be able to challenge the business, and reject the status quo. This is the sort of company which values their people and will work together with you to build your career into the long-term.

Your new role
In your new job you will be a Supplier Relationship Manager, managing numerous 'Key Business Suppliers'. You bring in your 'best practice' methodology for supplier management, and key to your role will be working with and developing your suppliers. You will be given the opportunity to manage the full lifecycle of your contracts, including any renegotiations, extensions or terminations where necessary. The team is also very busy at the moment, so there is quite a bit of opportunity to get involved across the business in some procurement or business partnering activities.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in your new job, you will need to have a background in supplier relationship / contract management. An important part of this role is working together with suppliers, developing plans that will allow them to grow with the business into the long term. You will have the skills to evaluate suppliers, manage risks and the communication abilities to manage senior stakeholders. Finally, to be successful you will need to be able to challenge the business, and always keen to work at continuous improvement.

What you'll get in return
In return for this job, you will be remunerated with up to £52,000 plus great benefits, including outstanding flexible working options. In this role, if you hit the ground running and take on responsibilities where you can, you will be rewarded with upwards progression. This company values their people, and will be flexible to ensure that the right candidate, for the long-term, is brought into the business.

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