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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Supplier Relationship Manager

Sheffield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35,500 - £45,000 per annum

Supplier Relationship Manager | Sheffield | Hybrid Working | up to £45k Your new companyDo you want to work with an organisation who's mission is to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK? If so, read on; This organisation is a 100% government owned economic development institution but independently managed. They are looking to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by supporting access to finance for smaller business'. To deliver its programmes this organisation works with over 200 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital, private debt funds and fintech platforms. Your new roleAs Supplier Relationship Manager you will be responsible for making finance markets work better for smaller businesses through the development of deep relationships with strategic partners. Reporting to the Senior Supplier Relationship Manager you will be part of the Commercial Operations Team and will be responsible for maximising the value and supplier effectiveness from a portfolio of supplier relationships from a cost, SLA, support and performance perspective. You will partner with the business to oversee supplier service contracts and act as an escalation point for the Business and Supplier in the event of concerns, ensuring effective communication while reaching a resolution and undertaking post incident reviews. You will also have responsibility for undertaking assurance activities, ensuring all controls and procedures are reviewed regularly and adhered to, as well as embedding Supplier Relationship Management processes across the business and acting as the subject matter as expert. As part of your day to day service delivery, you will manage contracts in a professional and commercially focussed manner, and carry out on-going reviews of supplier contracts, in conjunction with Procurement, to optimise costs. What you'll need to succeed

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience of effective contract, commercial, service and budget management within a complex multi-source service/ supplier environment, including performance SLA/KPI management service specific contract drafting & negotiation skills/dispute management
  • Risk Management
  • Ability to analyse complex performance information & invoicing for all outsourced services
  • Excellent knowledge of working with and managing outsourced IT Service Providers
  • The ability to use clear escalation paths for reporting, prioritising and resolving issues.

What you'll get in returnFantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation with fantastic benefits, including 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 15% employer pension contribution, performance related bonus, flexible working, paid voluntary day & a benefit package to suit your lifestyle.What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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