Supplier Relationship Manager

Closing date
14 Jul 2022
Our client based in Medway is looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager to join their team. You will own the supplier performance monitoring and relationship management process; ensuring contractual obligations and regulatory requirements are met.


Measurement and analysis of Suppliers performance against agreed service and cost expectations.
Monitoring of contracts and contractual obligations of suppliers.
Work with key stakeholders and vendor owners to agree and drive the SLAs for service delivery.
Regularly review and improve contractual terms and conditions from a governance and policy perspective including any change in regulatory requirements.
Build out the supplier relationship management strategy and policies, providing training and mentoring of all stakeholders in the business.
Serve as the key point of contact between the supplier and business owner to ensure SLA level is met and resolve any performance related issues when required.
Collaborate with stakeholders across Finance, Legal, Risk, and Operations Teams to ensure compliance to Smart's strategy and continuous improvement of Procurement processes.Experience needed

Experience in managing Supplier/Vendor performance monitoring and vendor relationship management.
Ability to build rapport at all levels within the businessHuntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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