Supplier Manager

Gi Group
Milton Keynes
16 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Manager

£26k per annum

Milton Keynes

The Supplier engagement department provides individuals with the opportunity to make a genuine difference to people's lives. The actions of the department of attracting, engaging and onboarding suppliers results in delivering their customers a supply base who can provide high quality services to people around the UK.

Whilst they undoubtedly have a great product, they are immensley proud of the people within their business. Many of their staff, including the majority of the senior and middle management teams, have progressed from junior positions within the business.

Benefits include:

* 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

* Personal training budget of £1,000 per annum (in addition to other training opportunities provided)
* Contributory Company pension scheme
* Perkbox employee benefits and discounts
* Other benefits, including multiple social and charity events each year

The ideal person for this position will hold the following responsibilities:

* Responsible for engaging and onboarding suppliers
* Pro-actively engaging with suppliers through face to face meetings, calls, email and post
* Developing a full and detailed understanding of the supplier markets in which they work
* Delivering presentations and briefings to suppliers
* Recognising and designing new engagement methods
* Updating statistics and creating progress reports
* Producing internal and external communications

Essential skills

* Degree educated, second class honours or above

* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Excellent ability to build relationships
* Must be able to wok independently and take initiative
* Creative and ambitious approach to work
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite

This is a newly created role for the right individual, who is looking for progression and a company that promotes learning and development