Supplier Relationship Manager - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Supplier Relationship Manager
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR eh1 2dh
Job Ref: BBBH23752
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 17 June 2022

Supplier Relationship Manager

Our client is looking for a highly skilled Supplier Relationship Manager to join their Edinburgh based team for a 6 months initial contract.


Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiate with suppliers to establish and, where appropriate, vary the contract, including changes to price, terms and conditions and service agreements.
  • Ensure all negotiated contract terms are documented and that they meet the requirements of Phoenix technically, financially and legally.
  • Produce MI deliverables within agreed timescale, to required quality.
  • Ensure a robust documentation and audit trail is in place for all projects in compliance with department best practice and Group policies, and that databases are updated accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Lead, assist and support the development and maintenance of SRM processes, procedures and tools, and support Supplier Relationship Managers in their management of key suppliers to ensure excellent sustained performance.
  • Conduct regular supplier Governance & Oversight reviews, identifying areas for discussion or attention. Actively manage nominated suppliers to ensure excellent sustained performance levels, best value for money and risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Diagnose and evaluate potential risks and issues throughout the contract life cycle. Define and execute plans to mitigate these and report status regularly to the appropriate committees and stakeholders.
  • Identify, build and manage relationships through effective communication with all stakeholders, including external third parties, acting as the primary point of contact for supply chain management activity.
  • Advise the business on efficient and effective strategies, provide recommendations on how supply chain performance can be improved, and be seen as a 'Trusted Advisor' by building positive and collaborative working relationships.
  • Managing several time-critical projects, prioritising work and keeping other project participants in the picture at all times.

If interested, please submit your cv.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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Contact Consultant:
Paul Hart

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