Supplier Relationship Manager - Procurement

Bramwith Consulting
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Package
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Supplier Relationship Manager (SRM) - Procurement - Greenfield SRM - FTSE 100 Engineering Firm - Surrey/West Sussex - Up to £65,000 Competitive Package Following an ambitious restructure in the Procurement Function, this leading engineering firm is seeking a talented Supplier Relationship Manager to join and create an SRM Function to work with critical suppliers across both Capex and Opex Procurement. This newly created position will see you autonomously taking control of a broad range of suppliers to manage their performance, develop strategic relationships and embed procurement process with both suppliers and internal stakeholders. SRM Role Overview: Create and manage an SRM team within the Procurement Function; develop strong relationships with key suppliers across the business and manage a 360 feedback process with suppliers Develop best practice process to monitor and review Supplier performance metrics; including KPIs you have set with suppliers and performance scorecards to eradicate contract cost over-runs Identify high risk suppliers and contractors, and develop effective methods to counteract risk to the business Report and present to C-Suite Level Internal Stakeholders on supplier activities and performance and proactively suggest and implement new methods of working Manage 2 analysts and delegate operational tasks such as analysis of KPI data to free up your time to focus on more strategic elements Background and Experience Required: Extensive experience in Vendor and Supplier Relationship Management; preferably experienced in creating an SRM function within a Blue Chip environment Excellent understanding and experience of using supplier performance metrics, and the challenges of working with a diverse range of suppliers across Opex and Capex Outstanding communication skills; able to effectively influence and work with challenging internal stakeholders A tenacious, adaptable Procurement professional looking for their next challenge, able to work autonomously with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders Degree educated (or equivalent), professional qualifications preferred This challenging new role will see the successful candidate working closely with the Head of Procurement and C-Suite level stakeholders to proactively manage key suppliers and develop the overall efficiency of the Procurement Function. If you are looking for your next challenge and are excited by the opportunity to put your stamp on a leading Engineering firm, send a copy of your CV to Jane at Keywords: Procurement, Supplier Relationship Management, SRM, Vendor Management, Supplier Performance, Engineering, OPEX, CAPEX, Surrey, West Sussex, London, Brighton, UK This job was originally posted as