Supplier Relationship Manager

11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We're currently looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager to join our Global Sourcing team based in Nottingham. The Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) team was established a year ago, delivering $3.6m savings, identifying new revenue, innovations and risk reduction opportunities. With the success of the SRM programme we now have over 100 suppliers involved and an increasing number of initiatives to be delivered. There is a now a need for greater programme management, standardisation and coordination. The purpose of the role is to run the UK Supplier Relationship Management programme. Engaging with internal stakeholders and Experian UKs key, strategic suppliers to ensure effective collaboration, transparent performance measurement whilst identifying areas of improvement and driving efficiency. Ensuring minimal loss and exposure through adherence to all regulatory requirements and company policies and guidelines. What is the SRM Manager responsible for? You'll be responsible for: Running Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) with our key, strategic suppliers (currently 23 suppliers) Identifying and delivering efficiency improvements Identifying new revenue opportunities Identifying and developing innovations, and delivering risk reduction opportunities including improving supplier performance if required Providing training and support to Operational Vendor Managers Running stakeholder satisfaction surveys for supplier performance measurement Developing and maintaining standard materials What are we looking for? We're looking for someone with excellent stakeholder management ability, who thrives on building strong and lasting relationships with both suppliers and stakeholders across a global business. You must be a persuasive communicator with good commercial awareness. This role would suit someone who is currently in a similar role who is looking to broaden their exposure across a global business, or for someone looking to understand more about a market leading, technical organisation. In particular, we're looking for the following: Strong negotiation skills Analytical capability - ability to analyse complex numerical and non numerical data Commercial Law - an understanding of contractual law, including risks (but training can be provided on this!) Ability to manage multiple projects Degree educated or equivalent experience MCIPS or studying towards this Is this the role you've been waiting for? We look forward to your application. - provided by Dice DEGREE, PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT