Supplier Relationship Manager - 5088674

STR Group Services
23 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Relationship Manager - £(Apply online only) a day Umbrella- 6 month – Birmingham

The SRM will play a key role in implementing the Supplier Relationship Management framework with Strategic and Important suppliers. The SRM will manage a portfolio of critical suppliers. They will be responsible for the management of SRM Framework activities that identify and deliver relationship benefits/value to supplier.

This role is within the Supplier Management team, part of the Procurement Operations function within the Commercial Directorate. The Supplier Management team engages with the supply chain to ensure it is appropriately engaged, informed and visible, from pre-procurement through to procurement and contract delivery and captures the post contract value from key business relationships.

Manage their respective Supplier Relationship Management supplier portfolio including (but not exhaustive to) segmentation analysis, project plans, monthly reporting, forward work/actions, SRM Tool upkeep and providing regular updates to relevant stakeholders.

Provide ongoing operation support in the maintenance of all sources of SRM data and tools.

Co-ordinate and maintain a working calendar of meetings and workshops in line with the SRM pilot

Interface with other governance and assurance, IT and systems-related personnel across the business, DfT and the supply market to align SRM to wider governance and reporting, systems and interfaces.

Support the delivery of training in best practice SRM to nominated relationship managers in the business

Support with the timely and accurate reporting in accordance with SRM programme governance

Work with other members of the commercial directorate team where cross working between the various groups and SRM is needed

Actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

Support the SRM Lead continuous improve the Supplier Relationship Management strategy (including: materials, approach and wider deployment across HS2)


Analytical, commercial and negotiating skills.

Effective communications skills to include report writing and presenting skills.

Stakeholder management skills – including the ability to maintain effective relationships with internal & external relationships

Ability to use Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

Ability to manage meeting calendars and co-ordinating workshops / events


Knowledge of government initiatives, policies and best practice approaches to SRM.

Familiar with the commercial and contract delivery lifecycle including key activities during market engagement, procurement and delivery.

Understanding of systems and reporting applications including procurement and commercial

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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