Suppler Relationship Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Relationship Manager - £45K - £51K - Birmingham

My Public sector client is going through a huge transformation period and they are now looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager to join the organisation and implement and guide the Procurement strategy. You will ideally have experience of implementing a supplier and contract management strategy from which a framework for managing suppliers and contracts was created.

Specific Role Responsibilities:

- Produce, implement and review a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy
- Develop and implement an effective approach to contract and supplier management for goods, works and services in order to provide sustainable best value and improve the effectiveness of the procurement process
- It is required that the successful candidate be a full member of the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply, is conversant with current procurement regulations and is able to demonstrate effective communication, negotiation, influencing skills and commercial acumen.
- Work with stakeholders and client Departments to consider and help implement any required local contract management appointments
- Hold to account the implementation and continued practice of the Supplier Relationship Management Strategy and agreed practices within each client Department.
- To ensure that staff members are trained accordingly to maximise the delivery of contract management efficiency's.
- Oversee on a day-to-day basis contract management performance for reporting staff, financial management and supplier performance evaluation.
- Where required, attend Contract Review and Project Board meetings for business critical force contracts. Provide professional advice and ensure contract performance is reviewed and managed in line with Key Performance Indicators / Service Level Agreements and customer feedback.
- To build deep and trusted relationships with internal customers that allow them to be an integral part of the customer's contracts management decision making process.
- Mobilising contracts and identifying the level of contract management activity required.
- Develop an information collection and reporting framework that supports the sharing of contract management information for projects, internal clients and other stakeholders.
- To support client departments, ensuring contract delivery during contract closedown and assisting with any new arrangements or disposal at the end of the life of the contract.

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