Supply Chain Manager Advert

Reed In Partnership
Black Rock
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About us:

Reed in Partnership is currently recruiting for an experienced and motivated Supply Chain Manager to join the busy team in Chelmsford.

We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider delivering lifestyle and wellbeing programmes that help people improve their health.

What the role is about:

The main purpose of the Supply Chain Manager is the implementation and ongoing management of Reed in Partnership's Subcontractors and paid partners. They include charities, welfare-wo-work organisation, Healthcare professionals and Wellbeing programme providers.
Key to the role is an ability to manage complex and varying external business relationships, identify opportunities, address challenges and be able to balance the needs of Reed in Partnership and the Subcontractor or Partner.

Your main responsibilities will include:
Onsite meetings and reviews with subcontractors and partners and liaising with Department Heads, Senior Operations Managers and Directors to ensure best practice and successful provision whilst investigating new opportunities for business proposed.Overall management of and responsibility for Subcontractors and national/ large-scale Partners.Preparation and negotiation of contractual terms and conditionsReviewing supply chain analysis on performance measures and making decision on necessary interventions.Liaison with other departments to ensure all requirements are being met i.e. IT, Quality control, Internal Audit and Finance.

What's in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Required skills and experience:

Clear and structured judgement and decision-making skillsStrong communication skills in order to make contract requirements clear whilst providing guidance where required in a highly professional mannerTechnical skills including; strong and immediately effective communications skills, excellent IT and administration skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), good numeracy skills and excellent written and verbal communication/record keeping skillsWilling to work flexible hours and/or travel both locally and nationally on a regular basis for business meetings. This may include overnight stays on occasion

Desirable Attributes:
Previous experience in Public Sector programmes.Awareness of and interest in the Welfare to Work industryPrevious experience of multi-site and national business to business account, contract or client management experience.

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